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Arun Selvaratnam

4405 W. Pine Blvd, Apt. 414 | St. Louis, MO 63108 | Email: arun.selvaratnam89@gmail.com

Experience
Clinical Research Coordinator
October 2012
August 2016
Boris Sagalovich, MD, PC, Brooklyn, NY
Serve as Study Coordinator for research done in concert with pharmaceutical companies on
asthma and COPD medication

Recruit patients, perform diagnostic tests, follow ups, handle administrative duties related
to study

Translator
June 2016
Cinereach Ltd.
Translate and transcribe footage from Tamil to English
Caretaker
January 2014
Eliza Factor, Brooklyn, NY

August 2015

September 2012 -

Worked in conjunction with therapists to take care of an adolescent child with cerebral
palsy, severe autism, and mood swings
Assisted with mobility/motility, provided companionship, calmed/restrained child during
violent episodes, performed therapeutic exercises under guidance of licensed therapists

Medical Assistant/Billing
September 2011 - June 2012
Ferncreek Cardiology, Fayetteville, NC
Bill procedures according to insurance guidelines, using ICD9 and CPT coding
Interact with patients to measure vital signs, perform procedures, take health information
and otherwise assist according to their needs

Obtain pre-authorizations, send out mass mailings, provide technical support, data entry
Nuclear Physics Research Assistant
June
2010 September 2010
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA
Designed, built, an ran an experiment to determine the effectiveness of photomultiplier
tubes in high magnetic fields for a particle detector upgrade

Analyzed experimental data in Physics Analysis Workshop (PAW)


Physics Tutor
September 2009 December 2009
Society of Physics Students, Washington, DC
Conducted weekly tutoring sessions for 15-20 students in basic and advanced college
physics

Clinical Research Assistant


June
2008 August 2008
Quality Cardiovascular Care
Collected data from medical records for retrospective analysis by a doctor
Organized data into an easily searchable and convenient database
Hospital Volunteer
June 2007 August 2007/June
2006 August 2006
Worked in the non-invasive echocardiology lab
Escorted patients to and from the lab, assuming responsibility for their health and safety

Acted as a receptionist, communicating with the hospital staff and patients to dispense
information, organize appointments, and replenish lab supplies

Education

Washington University Medical School in St. Louis


2016 - Present

September

St. Louis, MO
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy, expected graduation on Dec. 2019

The George Washington University


September 2007 May 2011
Washington, DC
B.S. In Physics, Pre-medical focus. GPA: 3.2

Stuyvesant High School


September 2003 May 2007
New York, NY

Honors, Achievements, and Published Works

TOF Resolution Measurements with the CLAS12 Central TOF Detector with Fine-Mesh
Photomultiplier Tubes published via Jefferson Laboratory, viewable at

https://misportal.jlab.org/ul/physics/hall-b/clas/viewFile.cfm/2011-005.pdf?
documentId=633
Presented research on Measuring the Timing Resolution of Fine-Mesh Photomultiplier Tubes

in High Magnetic Fields at the American Physics Society's Division of Nuclear Physics
biannual conference
Jefferson Laboratory Associates Minority Undergraduate Research Assistantship (research
grant)
National Merit Scholarship Achievement Scholar
AP Scholar with Distinction

Research Studies
TOF Resolution Measurements with the CLAS12 Central TOF Detector with Fine-Mesh

Photomultiplier Tubes at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility


A Clinical Outcomes Study to Compare the Effect of Fluticasone Furoate/Vilaterol Inhalation
Powder 100/25 mcg with Placebo on Survival in Subjects with Moderate Chronic Obtructive
Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and a History of or at Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
[Protocol # HZC113782, Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline]
A 26-Week Randomized, Double-Blinded, Active Controlled Study Comparing the Safety of
Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Fumarate MDI Fixed-Dose Combination Versus
Mometasone Furoate MDI Monotherapy in Adolescents and Adults with Persistent Asthma
[Protocol # P06241, Sponsored by Schering-Plough Research Institute]
A 52-Week, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Evaluate
the Effect of Roflumilast 500 mg on Exacerbation Rates in Patients with Chronic
Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) Treated with a Fixed-Dose Combination of LongActing Beta Agonist and Inhaled Corticosteroid (LABA/ICS) [Protocol # ROF-MD-07,
Sponsored by Forest Research Institute, Inc.] (Stage IV)
A 12-week, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the
Efficacy and Safety of NVA 237 in Stable COPD Patients [Protocol # CNVA237A2318,
Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation] (Stage III)
A 12-Week Treatment, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo and
Active Controlled Study to Assess the Eficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of QVA149
(indicaterol maleate/glycopyrronium bromide) in COPD Patients with Moderate to Severe
Airflow Limitation [Protocol # CQVA149A2336] (Stage III)

A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo and Active-Controlled Study with

Exploratory Dose-Ranging, to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of 16 Weeks Treatment


with Subcutaneous QGE031 in Asthma Patients not Adequately Controlled with High-Dose
Inhaled Corticosteroids and Long Acting 2-agonists
Protocol Number CQGE031B2201 (Stage IIB)
Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation
A Prospective Observational Study to Evaluate Predictors of Clinical Effectiveness in
Response to Omalizumab. [Protocol #ML28528] Sponsored by Genentech, Inc. (Stage IV)
Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel=group, Phase IV study to Evaluate
the Effect of Aclidinium Bromide on Long-term Cardiovascular Safety and COPD
Exacerbations in Patients with Moderate to Very Severe COPD [Protocol LAS-MD-45]
Sponsored by Forest Research Institute, Inc.

Relevant Skills
Limited working proficiency in Japanese, Understanding of Tamil
Proficiency in Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and eClinicalWorks database system
Essential knowledge of Python, FORTRAN, PAW, Mathematica, and Scheme programming
languages, as well as Linus based systems

Perform EECPs, EKGs, and PT/INRs