About

I'm a third year medical student at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Prior to EVMS, I graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.S. in biomedical engineering. I have experience in basic science research, electronic medical records, and medical communication. My current interests include medical entrepreneurship, global health, medical data science, and emergency medicine.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Expected 2020

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA


B.S. - Biomedical Engineering, 2015

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Experience

Clinical Content Intern - Doximity
Summer 2017San Francisco, CA

Doximity is an online social networking service for clinicians providing HIPAA-secure messaging and medically related news. Worked with the editorial team to improve the quality and targeting of content toward U.S. physicians. Contributed to a data structure for physician specialties, the medical student newsfeed, and the career navigation feature.


Cell and Molecular Biology Researcher - Eastern Virginia Medical School
Spring 2017-PresentNorfolk, VA

The Kim Lab focuses on understanding and treating cognitive impairment in HIV patients. Performed immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence microscopy in combination of in situ hybridization for SIV DNA and RNA in brain tissues from SIV-infected macaques that received long-term antiretroviral therapy.


Technical Analyst/Programmer - Epic Systems
Fall 2015-Summer 2016Madison, WI

Epic is the most widely used electronic medical record in the world. Worked with the emergency departments of large hospitals to customize their electronic medical record workflows through better design and programming. Spent time working directly with emergency department physicians and nurses to optimize their Epic software for providing the best patient care.


Teaching Fellow - University of Virginia Biomedical Engineering
Spring 2015Charlottesville, VA

Tissue Engineering is a high level biomedical engineering class focused on tissue organization, characterization, interaction, transport, and design. Teaching fellows work closely with the professor to provide teaching support in class and give students access to additional resources outside of class. Through this position I have gained valuable experience teaching and mastering tissue engineering.


Pathology Researcher - University of Virginia Department of Pathology
Fall 2012-Summer 2015Charlottesville, VA

The Templeton/Cross Lab at the University of Virginia focuses on protein pathways that alter the growth and metastasis of cancer. Tasks included a broad spectrum of in vitro, in vivo, and ex vivo experimental procedures. Currently working toward publication of data showing chemopreventative properties of plant extracts.

Publications

The Interaction of the American Military, Medicine, and Society

Intersect: The Stanford Journal of Science, Technology and Society, 2015


Direct Vision in Minimally Invasive Epicardial Procedures: Preliminary Tests of Prototype Instrumentation.

Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology, 2015

Contact

(804) 832-8807
[email protected]