West Coast Clinical Trials Global, LLC. Costa Mesa, CA
May 1,2012 – present
Serve as Principal Investigator for Phase I-IV clinical trials studies in inpatient and outpatient settings. Development and implementation of clinical trial studies.
Lotus Clinical Research, Pasadena, CA December 2011 – May 2012
Served as Medical Director and Principal Investigator for Phase I-IV clinical trials studies in outpatient and inpatient settings. Development and implementation of clinical trial studies.
Dept. Allergy/Immunology, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA July 2005 to September 2009
Conducted research on pediatric asthma detection and treatment using a public health based model. Developed and implemented novel model of asthma detection and treatment in developing nations; pilot project in Sri Lanka. Compared different methods of determining asthma control.
West Coast Clinical Trials, Long Beach, CA and Cypress, CA July 2005 to June 2007
Served as Principal Investigator and Sub-Investigator for Phase I – IV clinical trials studies, including clinical trials for asthma and allergy medications
Long Beach VA Medical Center/ UC Irvine, Long Beach, CA September 2004 to July 2005
Conducted research on angiogenesis and immunologic markers in response to ultrasound in coronary artery endothelial cells and in patients with peripheral vascular disease.
University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX August 2003 to June 2004
Conducted research on the use of inhaled steroids in children with asthma.
Colombo South General Hospital, Colombo Sri Lanka July to August 2003
Conducted research on pediatrics family attachment program and its effect on community health. Conducted research on the use of acupuncture for treatment of asthma.
Dept. of Pediatrics, Fountain Valley Hospital, Huntington Beach, CA February to June 2001
Conducted research on asthma and reactive airways in children in a community setting.
Dept. of Cardiology, L.A. County USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA August 1997 to May 2001
Conducted research on echocardiography and the coronary sinus. Co-authored paper published in
the American Journal of Cardiology, December 1999, April 2004, November 2009.
Dept. of Endocrinology, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA June to August 1998
Conducted research on the role of glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors on brain
development. Designed protocol for implementation of clinical research study on the effect of
cortisol on newborn development.
Sahanaya Mental Health Center, Colombo, Sri Lanka June to August 1993
Conducted research on mental health care system in Sri Lanka. Authored paper.