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Accomplished professional with in depth knowledge of the healthcare environment, and extensive international experience. Seeking teaching opportunities that will allow me to combine my technical expertise and international exposure to help students identify and develop their creativity, and passion, while becoming successful.

Work experience

May 2015Present

FACULTY

CENTENNIAL COLLEGE

RESPONSIBILITIES: Faculty member in the Business and Management Studies department Deliver comprehensive lessons in international business and international development Organize, prepare, and revise(as needed) course material Design, administer and grade examination papers Develop and implement interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course material

Nov 2009Dec 2013

Head of Nursing

FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE

RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversaw business activities for nursing department including project management, roll-out of company strategies, customer service training, and staff education Prepared and reviewed operations budget to support department objectives Planned and negotiated resources with senior management to achieve business targets Developed policies and procedures to ensure best in class practices and operational excellence Hired and managed staff Led multidisciplinary teams to execute company business strategies, goals, and decisions across both provider and product markets Built and maintained relationships with internal, external clients, local authorities and community leaders Performed due diligence and internal audits, identifying inefficiencies and making recommendations for process improvements

May 2007Oct 2009

Project Manager

KENDLE INC

PROJECT MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinated project organization, implementation, and management activities for domestic and multi-national projects; scope included proposal development to final deliverables to the client(e.g. clinical studies in dermatology, ophthalmology, and HIV) Managed project budget of $102 million for clients in the pharmaceutical industry Defined project deliverables and monitored status of tasks, enforced deadlines Drafted action plans and led meetings with department executives to review project status, proposed and programmed changes Delivered status reports to stakeholders for budgeting and planning Led cross-functional teams of marketing, finance, and regulatory to achieve client deliverables Reported to management on ongoing project activities to ensure achievement of targets

Mar 2000Mar 2007

Lead Project Associate

WESTAT

 RESPONSIBILITIES: Served as the primary liaison between clients and multiple internal groups to ensure the quality execution of clinical studies focusing on HIV, hepatitis and tuberculosis(funded by government institutions such as the National Institute of Health(NIH), Center for Disease Control(CDC), Division of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome(DAIDS), and the Global Fund) for different centers across Brazil Reviewed and analyzed client requirements or problems and planned cost effective solutions Core team member in proposal preparation, presentations, and contract negotiations with potential clients Provided actionable feedback to executive-level management on the effectiveness of strategies, and business development activities Provided training and education to clients on project implementation Designed, structured and delivered client reports and presentations Established and managed communications and collaborative working relationships between divisions/departments and teams Mentored, coached and trained 3 team members

Jan 1999Feb 2000

Research Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

 RESPONSIBILITIES Supervised a multicenter clinical trial in lung cancer, funded by the National Cancer Institute(NCI). Developed and communicated to all applicable parties study start-up plans, project-specific procedures, and guidelines, in line with SOPs and ICH/GCP requirements Ensured operational and regulatory integrity of the study and participated in FDA or other regulatory authority inspections, as needed Established a database that improved tracking of research data, and dramatically reduced delivery time of study results Prepared internal and external memos, reports, documents, and correspondence required to properly document activities on the studies. Attended off site-meeting and conferences, as needed

Feb 1997Dec 1998

Patient Care Coordinator

COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH

 RESPONSIBILITIES: Educated physicians, patients, and other clients about home health options and products and services offered Implemented high-impact strategies to target new business opportunities and new markets Managed a portfolio of 5 accounts, which generated $10,000. 00 USD in revenue per month Monitored market conditions, and competitor activity, and adjusted account sales approach to address latest market developments Planned, created and delivered effective sales presentations Fostered partnerships with other healthcare institutions, and community organizations to expand customer referral base(e.g. Veterns hospital, local nursing homes, Baltimore County Department of Health) Contributed to and participated in community education projects to foster widespread understanding about Medicare guidelines and benefits

Oct 1992Dec 1996

Registered Nurse

JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL

 RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for primary care, case management and medication administration Acted as a patient advocate and implemented total patient care as part of a nursing team covering 3-5 complex patients per shift Provided nursing care for patients with chronic and acute health problems, including myocardial infarction, cardiac arrhythmias, COPD, pneumonia among others Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatment Provided health education training to patients Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatment, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care

Education

20072008

Masters of Business Administration

University of Pittsburgh
19981999

Masters of Science

University of Maryland
1998

Bachelors of Science in Nursing

University of Maryland