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 A PDF version of my CV can be downloaded here: CV Clara Setiawan.pdf

199 Marlborough St  • Boston, MA, 02116  • United States
website: https://bu.digication.com/clara.setiawan • contact: cset@bu.edu

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS_________________________________________

  • Extensive global traveling covering 32 countries spanning 5 continents
  • 2+ years of research experience
  • Experienced many leadership roles that were both elected and nominated
  • Fluent in English and Indonesian; actively learning French


Boston University School of Public Health

  • Master of Public Health – International Health concentration, anticipated graduation date January 2013
  • Relevant Coursework: Biostatistics, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Critical Analysis and Evidence-Based Writing, Social and Behavioural Sciences in International Public Health, Monitoring and Evaluation of International Health Programs, Antimicrobial Resistance, Essentials of Public Health Law, World Medical Care, Public Health Management of Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

University of British Columbia

  • Bachelor of Science – Biopsychology major and Human Kinetics minor, degree conferred in May 2010


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston & India - Intern              2012 - present

  • Assisting in all aspects of designing the Mumbai Worksite Tobacco Control intervention
  • Develop IRB reports and amendments
  • Writing, editing, and development of intervention protocols, assessment tools, materials, and training
Harvard Humanitarian Initiative - Research Assistant                  2012 - present
  • Working on data analysis as part of a four-person research team for a feasibility study entitled "Post-Natural Disaster Human Trafficking Prevention in Thailand"
  • Transcribing and coding interviews, code creation, and data analysis using NVivo software

Neural Dynamics Research Assistant                                              2010 – 2011 

  • Working and running experiments independently under a supervisor in attempt to delineate the causal factors involved in the etiology of neurodegenerative diseases particularly Alzheimer’s Disease

WV Sports & Orthopedic Physiotherapy Clinic Receptionist         2010 – 2011

  • Ensure all beds and equipments are always clean and organized in this fast-paced clinic
  • Efficiently multi-tasking duties such as handling confidential documents, interacting with current and inquiring patients, as well as assisting all physiotherapists on duty

Private ClientSenior ABA Therapist                                                 2007 – 2011

  • Provide one-on-one behaviourally based therapy to a teenager with autism both in home and community settings
  • Implement structured programs designed by qualified consultant to teach language, social, academic, and self-help skills.  Client will successfully graduate from a public high school this year
  • Trained an ABA team of 6 and regularly communicate with consultants to update and discuss improvements 

The KegHostess                                                                              2009 – 2010

  • Managed table seating for walk-ins and reservations in a busy 4-floor restaurant efficiently to ensure a pleasant experience for every patron

University of British Columbia Varsity Table Staff                         2007 – 2008

  • Accurately and efficiently recorded fast-paced varsity volleyball games data in real-time 

Café ArtigianoBarista                                                                     2005 – 2007

  • Personally trained by a Canadian Barista Champion and capable of picking up any position needed to be filled (barista/cashier/grill)
  • Appointed to train new employees

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE_____________________________________________

Downtown East Side Salvation Army Dinner Volunteer                2009 – 2011

  • Serve 300+ dinners to people at every visit
  • Served alongside volunteers who are often part of the Detox Program in a respectful manner

Girls 4 Girls, South AfricaClothes Distributor                                              2010

  • Collected and sorted clothing donations from Canada and personally delivered it to the women living in a rural village in the outskirts of Durban (Kwazulu-Natal)

UBC PhysiotherapyOSCE Patient Model                                                      2010

  • Modeled as a hip and ankle patient for UBC’s Physical Therapy OSCE exam

UBC STI (Students Taking Initiative)Group Leader                                  2010

  • Led and mentored a group of 16 high school students through the ELITE (Engaging Leaderships In Teenagers) weekend-long conference 

UBC SOS (Smiling Over Sickness) - Co-President, VP Volunteering  2007 – 2010

  • Coordinate multiple volunteering programs for university students with BC Children’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald House, Canucks 50/50, Berwick’s Integrated Daycare, STaRS Therapeutic Riding
  • Led a team of 10+ members and organized the first, now annual, Starlight Fundraiser that raised over $1000 for STaRS Therapeutic Riding

BC Children’s HospitalFun Cart Volunteer                                                  2009

  • Entertained & kept company the children patients in BC Children’s Hospital during the H1N1 season when all the toys were removed from the waiting rooms

UBC Clinical Psychology StudyResearch Assistant                        2008 – 2009

  • Administered studies to 25 subjects at a time independently and professionally
  • Accurately entered and analyzed data for 150+ subjects using SPSS and Microsoft Office
  • Continuously provided improvements and solutions to emerging confounds and issues in the study

UBCMUG (My Undergraduate Group) Leader                                                  2008

  • Led and mentored a group of 9 new-to-UBC students through Imagine UBC day providing them with information and tips for academic success and campus survival 

ATFAC, IndonesiaEnglish & Typing Teacher and Clinic Assistant                   2007

  • Volunteered in an open house for unprivileged street kids and taught daily afternoon classes, assist the clinic, and organize special events (Anti-drugs campaign)
  • Initiated and established a money savings program for 50+ kids.  Upon visit in 2010, program was shown to be continuously successful

Ronald McDonald House Dinner Volunteer                                     2006 – 2007

  • Prepared and cooked dinners for all the families staying at the house
  • Contributed to fundraising initiatives to raise funds for the dinners 

Sentinel Secondary SchoolStudent Council President                   2005 – 2006

  • Was appointed president by vote and led the student council in hosting all school events and fundraisers


  • Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  • United Nations Security Training (Security in the Field – Staff Safety, Health, and Welfare)
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Human Subjects Research
  • NIH Protecting Human Subjects Research Participants
  • PADI Certified Diver

ACADEMIC AWARDS_________________________________________________

  • Merit Award                                     Boston University                               2011
  • Dean’s Honour List                          University of British Columbia              2010
  • Provincial Scholarship Award            Province of British Columbia                2006
  • President’s Entrance Scholarship      University of British Columbia             2006

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES___________________________________________

  • Computers (proficient with both PC and Mac, Microsoft Office, SPSS, CSPro, NVivo, Adobe Photoshop, typing speed: 112 wpm)
  • Scuba Diving (dove nearly 20 unique dive sites in North America, Australia, and Southeast Asia)
  • Music (completed Grade 10 Royal Conservatory in piano)
  • Sports (active in school’s intramural volleyball teams and had been team captain)


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