Multi-tasker capable of managing complex projects, setting team production goals, leading internal initiatives and completing documented results. Team collaborator regulatory coordinating tasks and objectives with various internal departments in an effort to produce research viability.
Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
Played a key role in conducting research and experiments that concluded in FDA submission and approval.
Documented patient information obtained from intake interviews.
Helped advance public knowledge base of behavioral, psychological, and biological factors on age related differences in health and illnesses within a cultural compass.
Routinely demonstrated medical proficiency by performing physical exams, collecting blood spots, and performing ECG's for research patients in a variety of protocols.
Assistant Clinical Research CoordinatorApr 2016 to Current UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center - Irvine, CA
Coordinate phase II and III clinical drug trials for Oncology department with staff, major pharmaceutical companies, and academic institutions. Initiate communication with external study sites, protocol GCP review, source document review, informed consent, eligibility criteria, study protocol, questionnaire and study guidelines. Report and document Adverse Events. Perform protocol specific cognitive and ECG assessments. Verify and update source documents and enter data into designated databases. Assisted physicians in focus studies on subject of cancer care. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records. Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
Co-Coordinator, Graduate ResearcherSep 2013 to Mar 2014 UCSC LOPAR - Santa Cruz, CA
Collaborated with school representatives and other key individuals in the community to support youth and their families. Oversee and manage Change 4 Good, a youth participatory action research after school program. Teach 4th and 5th graders to conduct social science research. Conduct semi-structured interviews with study participants. Develop and implement weekly lesson plans. Primary liaison between principal investigator, students, and school administrators. Conduct literature reviews. Experience conducting univeriate and multivariate data analysis.
Staff Research Assistant IIFeb 2012 to Jul 2013 UCLA School of Medicine - Los Angeles, CA
Support large longitudinal research projects. Recruit and enroll respondents to numerous research studies in the geriatrics and psychology departments of the UCLA School of medicine. Liaison between medical doctors and hospital staff. Admit and discharge study respondents to the Clinical & Translational Research Center. Administer one on one interviews with study respondents. Perform cognitive testing on study respondents. Collect, freeze, and ship saliva, blood, and urine samples on a weekly basis.Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing. Collected urine, saliva, and blood samples. Support duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
Field Research Anchor Aug 2009 to May 2011 West Ed- Berkeley Policy Associates - Oakland, CA
Conducted highly structured observations in family day care centers. Certified to administer the Family Day Care Rating Scale and Program for Infant and Toddler Care Program Assessment Rating Scale. Carried out functions and responsibilities as it pertained to giving orders and conducting evaluations of clients in restraint/seclusion. Verified that information in the computer system was up-to-date and accurate.
Student Assistant IIOct 2005 to Jun 2007 University of California Irvine - Irvine, CA
Drafted meeting agendas, supplied advance materials and executed follow-up for meetings and team conferences. Received and screened a high volume of internal and external communications, including email and mail.
Education and Training
Graduate, Social Psychology3/2014University of California - Santa CruzSocial Psychology
Bachelors of Arts, Psychology and Social Behavior6/2009University of California - IrvinePsychology and Social Behavior
Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement
American Diabetes Association
Bilingual in Spanish
Academic, data analysis, databases, GCP, lesson plans, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Oncology, Research, Fluent in Spanish, SPSS, Statistics, structured, travel arrangements.