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M. PILAR HURTADO 8741 NORTHWEST 111 COURT, DORAL, FLORIDA 33178 305.781.9974 PILARHURTADO@AOL.

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MEDICAL SCIENCE LIAISON Consummate, goal-driven Certified Clinical Research Coordinator with demonstrabl e clinical and research experience, complemented with MD General Doctor and Surgeo n degree and numerous healthcare certifications. Dedicated, hardworking, and com petent medical professional who works with integrity to achieve positive results . Poised and self-confident; thrive in providing professional and high-quality c are and leadership in high-stress, rapidly changing environments. Enthusiastic t o apply clinical knowledge and skills in developing relationships with clinical stakeholders and healthcare decision makers in academic institutions and managed care organizations. Demonstrate superior negotiation, organization, and plannin g abilities; ensure the highest quality of care based upon established evidencebased practices. Excellent communication skills; interact confidently with people of dive rse socio-cultural backgrounds. Possess high-level of interpersonal skills; readily establish rapport wi th individuals of various ages. Demonstrate exceptional leadership, intellectual curiosity, and attitude of social consciousness; able to deal well with peers, patients, physicians, an d other healthcare professionals while keeping the needs of patients foremost in mind. Self-motivated to work independently and unsupervised; equally effective as a team member; and highly capable of motivating others. Proven aptitude to identify and solve problems using available resources ; flexible to changing priorities. CORE COMPETENCIES Scientific and Pharmaceutical Knowledge Presentation and Mentoring Directive Communication Strategic Relationship Building Leadership, Training, and Team Collaboration Clinical and Non-Clinical Technical Information Clinical Research Standard Regulatory Compliance FDA ICH GCP (Good Clinical Practice) Guidelines Time Management and Prioritization PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Clinical Research Coordinator, Miami Research Associates | Miami, FL | 2005Present Serve as senior clinical research coordinator in Rheumatology and Neurol ogy division, tasked to handle full administration and management of daily clini cal aspects that involves dermatology and vaccines as well as facilitating phase I-IV clinical trials. Demonstrate expertise and in-depth knowledge on all standard protocols a nd requirements, by adapting good clinical practices (GCP) and ICH guidelines fa cing day-to-day operations. Function as focal point of contact between the investigator, administrat ive staff, primary care providers, IRB, and sponsor to ensure protocol complianc e and quality assurance.

Maintain and secure regulatory files, as well as execute other duties, i ncluding subject recruitment, screening / assessment, and retention / follow-up. Create comprehensive compilation of source documents for future referenc e while ensuring quality of every compiled case report forms. Assume several aspects of accountability encompassing investigational pr oduct / device maintenance, IP administration, AE / SAE report and documentation , as well as laboratory specimen collection, documentation, and processing. Establish proper communication channels and information flows for FDA-IR B/IEC reporting. Administer CRF and eCRF completion and query resolution. Gained recognition for exemplifying best performance as Clinical Researc h Coordinator in 2007. Registered Medical Assistant, South Florida Pulmonary | Miami, FL | 20042005 Carried out a wide array of medical assistance, including accommodating patients, answering phone calls, maintaining electronic medical records, obtaini ng insurance verification and authorization, adjusting schedule for emergency ca ses and patients appointments, as well as processing insurance claim forms. Rendered primary care for patients in the areas of obtaining medical his tories and recording vital signs, collecting arterial blood gases, performing pu lmonary function tests, explaining treatment procedures to patients, and prepari ng patients for examinations. Provided assistance and coordinated with the physician as needed. Registered Medical Assistant, Claudia Arango, MD | Miami, FL | 1998-2000 Administered a broad wide of comprehensive medical and laboratory assist ance, such as collecting and preparing laboratory specimens, disposing contamina ted supplies, sterilizing medical instruments, conducting vaccination, and colle cting blood and urine samples from patients. Provided information and advised patients on medications and special die t / health promotion strategies focusing on applied principles of self-care. Worked closely with patients in order to ensure compliance and adherence to medical treatments, administered medications as physicians requirement, called in prescriptions, and performed other duties as assigned. POST EDUCATION EXPERIENCE Civil Service, Adoption Children Center | Chiquitines, Colombia | 19971998 Acquired extensive knowledge and utilized professional medical principle s, procedures, and techniques; gained thorough knowledge on pharmacological agen ts administered in patient treatment. Intern, Instituto de Seguros Sociales | Cali-Colombia | 19961997 Clinically examined and assessed patient needs from a physiological and psychological perspective, and planned clinical care accordingly. Prioritized health problems and intervened appropriately to assist the p atient in complex, urgent, or emergency situations, including initiation of effe ctive emergency care. Assessed, planned, and implemented interventions / treatments for patien ts with complex needs. Communicated effectively with other members of the health care team in c onsultations, as well as collaboration, and referrals. Educated patients on procedures, healthy lifestyle a holistic approach, an d preventive measures for maintaining best outcomes.

Monitored patients undergoing treatments, including completion of vital sig ns and review of systems for all patients. Worked with doctors and other health professionals to discuss and identi fy patients needs and prescribed treatments. Collaborated and participated in quali ty improvement, management, continuing education, and other patient care program s established by the hospital or as clinical requirement. Ensured confidentiality of all patient information in adherence to local and federal guidelines and regulations. EDUCATION DOCTOR OF MEDICINE Universidad Libre Seccional CaliColombia | 1996 OTHER CREDENTIALS Certified Clinical Research Coordinator, ACRP Certification Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Training Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Annual Training Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Certification Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Certification Cardiopulmonary ResuscitationBasic Life Support (CPR- BLS) Re-Certification Board Certified in General Practice, MD Colombia

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Member of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals Member of the Colombian Medical Association

ACTIVITIES Attended proactively to Alzheimers community talks and association forums t o build public awareness and share the latest studies regarding the disease. TECHNICAL SKILLS RAVLT, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) EDC Programs (DataLabs, Medidata, and RAVE) UBC | ClinPhone | Impala | ICOPhone | Cenduit Oracle Scales for Alzheimers and sleep disorder trials (ADAS-Cog, Rud Lite, MMSE, FAQ, DS-QoL, Cog-State, and DSST)