Polina V. Verkhusha
1392 West 6th street, Brooklyn, NY 11204 T: ------------ ------------
Project management, Marketing research, Product Development, Strategic Management, Data Analysis.
Software: proficient in Microsoft Office, SAP SRM. Matlab, Metamorph, KeyShot, Fusion 360.
Laboratory techniques: Protein expression and purification techniques, Molecular genetics techniques, Light microscopy, Fluorescence microscopy, Cell culture techniques, Centrifugation techniques, UV/Vis spectrophotometry, Fluorescence spectroscopy, Ultraviolet–visible spectroscopy.
Languages: native in Russian, advanced in Japanese.
Visotsky Consulting Inc. Manhattan, NY. 10/2019 – present
Maintained appointment calendar booked with internal/external clients.
Assists with different resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the program group/function
Compose correspondence, paying special attention to detail.
Managed business tours (events, materials, lunch breaks,coffee breaks).
Served as a link between leadership, management, and employees by answering questions, communicating decisions and helping to resolve work-related matters.
Ensured all paperwork was completed and processed.
Screened resumes and conducted phone interviews for sales positions to achieve staffing goals.
Translation of materials to English.
US Orthopedics Corp. Manhattan, NY. 03/2019 – 09/2019 Office Assistant
Creation of new patients and orders in BrighTree program.
Checking eligibility and SOS through the websites.
Working with all types of insurance programs (Medicare, Medicaid, PPO, Commercial).
Calling to insurance companies, patients and doctors for more details.
Checking authorization status, SOS. Claims status, Remaining Deductibles, in network or out of network benefits.
Sending authorization requests to insurances by fax.
Organization and optimization of paperwork flow from receiving scripts, notes and demographics to delivery.
Answering the calls from insurances, patients and doctors.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine,
Department of Anatomy and Structural Biology Bronx, NY 07/2018 – 10/2018
Purification and analysis of native and recombinant proteins, electrophoresis and staining proteins in gel.
Immunoblotting (Western Blot) and immune detection.
Epifluorescence and confocal microscopy.
Fluorescence spectroscopy and FRET analysis.
Preparation of retroviral particles.
Mammalian cell culture, plasmid transfection, development of stable cell lines.
DNA isolation, DNA cloning, DNA gel electrophoresis, PCR.
Statistical analysis of imaging and spectroscopy data.
Presenting of research projects at laboratory meetings.
PRA Health Sciences/Bayer AG, Moscow, Russia 01/2017 – 06/2018
Project Associate I/Clinical Trial Assistant
Communication with investigators, site administration and vendors.
Organization of tracking systems and tools to support the conduct of clinical studies.
Preparation of agenda and minutes for team meetings.
Creation of spreadsheets and presentations to meet trail needs.
Tracking of purchase orders.
Prepared, processed and filed clinical documentation (protocols, ICFs, amendment reviews, contracts).
Planned and implemented procedural changes to increase effectiveness and productivity.
Bayer AG, Moscow, Russia 01/2017 – 03/2017
Clinical Trial Trainee
Administrative support, coordination of document flow, paperwork management
Logistics of correspondence and materials for clinical studies.
Maintaining knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia 12/2015 – 06/2016
Analysis of pharmaceutical markets of cancer and gene therapy drugs.
Studies and recommendations for the most effective business plan.
Exploration of a process of pre-clinical studies: from registration to marketing.
Collaboration with team members on project goals and their implementation.
Development of marketing strategy and communications for the company.
Identification of short-term and long-term goals associated with consumer awareness, public relations, organizational branding, competitive strategies and inter-organizational communication.
Maxwell Biotech Venture Fund, Moscow, Russia 03/2015 – 06/2015
Assistant Project Manager
Interaction with offices of foreign branches.
Paperwork management, including drafting responses to requests of governmental agencies.
Negotiations of clinical trials agreements with CROs.
Obtaining and reviewing of reports from drug investigational sites.
Communication with RA, laboratories and certification centers.
Preparation of dossiers for approval of Clinical Studies.
Assistance with preparation of Product Requirements Document (PRD) for websites of main products.
Assist manager with study documents (protocols, ICFs, amendment reviews, contracts).
Editing of reviews of clinical trial results from investigational sites.
Monitoring of scientific journals and patents.
American Appraisal/ Duff & Phelps, Moscow, Russia 12/2013 – 06/2014
Communication with employees and external contacts, circulation of information.
Control of departmental document flow, work with payment invoices.
Organization and coordination of business trips for departmental team.
Contacts vendors to settle all logistics related to projects.
Contacts departments to support internal projects and initiatives.
Semashko MosChemPharmDrugs company, Moscow, Russia 04/2013 – 05/2013
Pharmacy technician trainee
Familiarization with drug production process, including biomedical equipment and required medical systems.
Maintaining knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
Study of basics of drug classifications and safety, pharmaceutical calculations and packing.
M.S. degree in Management in Biotechnology from School of Economics, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia- 2016
B.S. degree in Bio Nanotechnology from School of Biotechnology and Organic Synthesis, Moscow University of Fine Chemical Technology, Moscow, Russia-2013
Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (NIHINGO NORYOKU SHIKEN) N2 (the 2nd LEVEL).
Event coordinator, manager