Bachelor of Science, Cell and Developmental Biology @
University of California, Santa Barbara
Managing Epidemiologist @ From March 2015 to Present (7 months) Greater Chicago AreaSenior Epidemiologist @ From March 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Greater Chicago AreaEpidemiologist @ From August 2012 to March 2014 (1 year 8 months) Greater Chicago AreaGraduate Student Instructor in Epidemiology @ From December 2011 to May 2012 (6 months) Ann Arbor, MIGraduate
Managing Epidemiologist @ From March 2015 to Present (7 months) Greater Chicago AreaSenior Epidemiologist @ From March 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Greater Chicago AreaEpidemiologist @ From August 2012 to March 2014 (1 year 8 months) Greater Chicago AreaGraduate Student Instructor in Epidemiology @ From December 2011 to May 2012 (6 months) Ann Arbor, MIGraduate Student @ From September 2010 to May 2012 (1 year 9 months) Pharmacoepidemiology Summer Associate @ •Drafted and presented a report on the clinical and regulatory issues related to Avastin (Becavizumab) for metastatic breast cancer based on personal attendance at FDA advisory committee hearings.
•Researched drug interactions, pharmacokinetics, medical history, and engaged in comprehensive background and ancillary literature searches for multiple research projects and legal cases.
•Participated in daily conference calls with clients and provided assistance during in person client meetings.
•Played a primary role in consulting and drafting reports associated with the development of safety reporting for caffeine containing beverages.
•Conducted data management of a large claims dataset as part of an internal project.
•Conducted peer revision of a manuscript for: “Predictors of Emergency Department and Outpatient visits for Hypoglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes: An Analysis of a Large US Administrative Claims Database.” Annals of Pharmacotherapy (2011).
•Received certification for attendance at a Biologics Drug Development course entitled: “An Integrated Overview of Manufacturing, Non-Clinical, and Regulatory Requirements.” From May 2011 to August 2011 (4 months) Arlington, VAPrivate Tutor @ •Private Math Tutor for SAT I/II, ISEE, ACT, PSAT, and general academic subjects.
•Created individualized instruction based on the needs, skill set and weaknesses of a student.
•Provided one-on-one mathematics tutoring for students preparing to take standardized entrance examinations. From July 2007 to July 2011 (4 years 1 month) Los Angeles, CAAd Operations Specialist @ •Coordinated and consulted with advertising networks, websites, and engineering teams to maximize website revenue.
•Managed operational procedures for a large portfolio of advertising networks and affiliate advertisers. From November 2009 to July 2010 (9 months) Los Angeles, CAScoring Analyst, Graduate School of Education of Information Studies @ •Provided project coordination in the design of educational research techniques for the Los Angeles Unified School District. From November 2008 to May 2009 (7 months) Los Angeles, CAResearch Animal Technician, Dr. Owen Witte Research Laboratory @ •Assisted in writing, preparing and managing laboratory protocol regulations, and managed staff adherence to laboratory and safety policies.
•Created graphical representations used to analyze data collected for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia research.
•Participated in prostate cancer and chronic myelogenous leukemia research experiments by harboring and culturing cells through the use of various tissue culture techniques.
•Maintained and genotyped multiple mouse colonies by performing basic animal husbandry duties, such as Polymerase Chain Reaction experimental analysis.
•Performed numerous animal experimental techniques such as irradiation, retro-orbital eye bleeds, intraperitoneal and intravenous tail vein injections. From August 2007 to August 2008 (1 year 1 month) Los Angeles, CA
Master of Public Health, Epidemiology @ University of Michigan, School of Public Health From 2010 to 2012 Bachelor of Science, Cell and Developmental Biology @ University of California, Santa Barbara From 2003 to 2007 University of New South Wales From 2006 to 2006 Laura Elkayam is skilled in: Research, Epidemiology, PCR, Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, PowerPoint, Statistics, Excel, Word, Public Health, SPSS, SAS, Microsoft Word, Analysis, Biostatistics
Looking for a different
Get an email address for anyone on LinkedIn with the ContactOut Chrome extension