|Business Address:||Informatics Shared Resource|
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Thomas Jefferson University
812 Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: (215) 503-4602 Fax: (215) 955-9093
|Career Interests:||Computer Programming, Database Management, Web Applications, Statistics and Scientific Research.||
Database Administrator at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer
Center of Thomas Jefferson University. Duties include assisting with management of Linux workstations and
Windows File Servers, software/database design and implementation for various scientific and administrative purposes
multi-user grants accounting and personnel systems currently in use by department for grants management.
Developed 2 types of multi-user web-based automatic billing systems for SKCC shared resources
(one is a reservation type system and the other is a request type system) in PHP/perl
with a PostgreSQL database. Developed a web-based Chemotherapy Ordering system for the TJUH Pharmacy to ensure
accurate dosing and documentation in perl with a MySQL database. Assisted with the development of a multi-user web
based Clinical Trials application (including adverse event and unanticipated problem reporting) for the Cancer Center
and eventually all of TJU in PHP with a PostgreSQL database. Modified applications to work with OnCore by Forte as a back-end CTMS data source.
Continued to assist researchers with statistical analysis and graphics design. Also continued producing several Summaries
in the NCI Cancer Center Support Grant application. Assistance with caBIG projects in the Clinical Trials Management Systems (CTMS),
Integrative Cancer Research (ICR) and Tissue Banks and Pathology Tools (TBPT) Workspaces.
Systems Analyst at the Kimmel Cancer
Center of Thomas Jefferson University. Continuation of previous position
at Temple. Helped with moving the Center by compiling Personnel
& Equipment transfer, Start-Up Equipment & Supply Procurement Reports.
Duties included management of Novell File Server, Windows NT Servers, Linux workstations,
Silicon Graphics Inc. model 380/GTXB, Indigos, Challenge S servers, Hewlett Packard HP-750's (Unix
operating system), ethernet network planning and management,
software design and implementation for various scientific and administrative purposes
developed multi-user grants accounting and personnel systems currently
in use by department for grants management. Developed multi-user Mouse Allele Database
application in Oracle & C for tracking/recording genetic drift, a multi-user web-based
reservation systems for a few KCC resources. Assisted researchers with statistical analysis and graphics
design. Also responsible for producing several Summaries in the NCI Cancer Center Support Grant application.
Maintenance of Macintosh and Windows based Personal Computers.
Systems programmer/analyst at the Fels
Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology of Temple
University. Duties included DecStation system management,
management of a Silicon Graphics Inc. model 280/GTXB
(Unix operating system), ethernet network planning and
management, software design and implementation for
various scientific (C, Oracle and artificial
intelligence-Nexpert Object) and
administrative (dBase III+ and Lotus 1-2-3) purposes.
Maintenance of Macintosh, IBM and IBM-compatible PCs.
Systems programmer/analyst at the General
Clinical Research Center (GCRC) of Temple University. Duties
included routine system management procedures for a MicroVAX II
and IBM PC/XTs, as well as assisting physicians/scientists
with research study designs, data collection and analysis.
Composed many Center specific programs for research and
administrative purposes, utilizing Basic and dBase III+.
Selected by the National Institutes of Health, GCRC branch
to collaborate with other GCRC system managers in the design
and implementation of a software package in dBase III+ to
automate the annual reporting process. The package was
being used on a national scale.
Received BBA from Temple University, School of Business and Management, Philadelphia PA. Graduated Magna Cum Laude. Major concentration areas in Statistics and Computer and Information Sciences(CIS). Studies required the work with the following hardware and software: CDC CYBER 750; MicroVAX II; IBM PC; FORTRAN; COBOL; Basic; Assembly; dBase III; Lotus 1-2-3; word processing software; Minitab; BMDP; and SAS.
|John Bartram High School, Philadelphia, PA|
Class Rank: 1
GPA (Scale 100): 97.9
Awards, Honors & Professional Associations:
|March 2007||KCC "All Hands" Certificate of Appreciation - Administrative Category|
|November 1999||Affiliate Membership in the Kimmel Cancer Center.|
|June 1988||Statistics Award from School of Business and Management of Temple University.|
|May 1987||Membership in the Association of GCRC Systems Managers (Statistics Committee & Administrative Computing Working Group).|
|1982-1986||Temple University: Dean's List for 7 of 8 full-time semesters (final 6 semesters).|
|June 1982||Outstanding Achievement Scholarship (4 years full-tuition) from Temple University.|
|June 1982||John Bartram High School: Graduated with highest GPA in class.|
|June 1982||John Bartram High School: Academic awards (Gold Keys) in Math, Science and History.|
|September 1980||Accepted into the National Honor Society as a High School Junior.|
|1978-1982||John Bartram High School: Honor Roll for final 13 of 16 quarters.||