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Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
School: Brown University
Major: Neuroscience

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KIERAN ALESSI

RESEARCH
Penn Medicine, Women’s Health Clinical Research Center | Clinical Research Coordinator B | Philadelphia, PA | Dec. 2016 - Nov. 2019

Guided informed consent with uterine fibroids and endometriosis patients and managed their trial progress.
Coordinated patient enrollment, data tools, and trial-required procedures within regulatory compliance.
Presented study progress to the research team on a biweekly basis.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for Pancreatic Cancer | Research Assistant I | New York, NY | December 2014 to November 2015

Managed regulatory processes, including study opening and protocol amendments for therapeutic and psychobehavioral trials.
Guided patients through informed consent and coordinate with primary investigators to manage their trial-based therapy regimens.
Presented trial data and patient progress weekly to the pancreatic cancer research team.
Participant on MSKCC’s LGBT Steering Committee.


COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Columbia Law School, African American Policy Forum | Community Relations Coordinator | New York, NY | 2014 - 2016
Organized conferences, teach-ins, community gatherings and toolkits to investigate and disrupt structural injustice.
Built community and institutional relationships through Town Hall events and Structural Racism Workshops.
Conducted all research and policy demands for AAPF’s annual webinar series on issues facing women of color.
Contributed to #SayHerName, a briefing on police brutality against women of color.


PROGRAM COORDINATION

The Common Good | Program Director | New York, NY | 2014
Produced all aspects of company budget, fundraising, and event logistics.
Negotiated contracts with vendors for nonprofit events including lectures, roundtable discussions, and documentary screenings.
Managed messaging with our audiences and shaped public relations across social media platforms.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Health Leads Providence | Advocate | Providence, RI | 2013
Provided referrals for social and legal services to low-income families I met with at Hasbro Children’s Hospital.
Fostered relationships with local job training and affordable childcare agencies, immigrant and tenants’ rights lawyers, women’s shelters, and free resource drives.



EDUCATION
Brown University | Providence, RI Graduated May 2013 with Honors
Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience

SKILL SETS
Technical: Familiar with STATA, SPSS, Vernier Graphical Analysis, REDCap, Wix, Squarespace, Wordpress, Microsoft Office, Google analytics, Silk data visualization, and Adobe Creative Suite.
Overall: Academic and media-based research skills, workshop facilitation and leadership, social media strategy.

research, project management, administrative