Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Emergency Medicine
  • International

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Assistant Director, International Visiting Scholars Program (2011 - Present)

Professional Education


  • Residency:Loma Linda University - School of Medicine (2008) CA
  • Board Certification: Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine (2010)
  • Medical Education:University of North Carolina School of Medicine (2004) NC
  • MPH, University of North Carolina, Global Health
  • BS, University of North Carolina, International Studies
  • BS, University of North Carolina, Spanish

Community and International Work


  • Nepal Ambulance Service, Kathmandu, Nepal

    Topic

    EMS Development

    Partnering Organization(s)

    NAS

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • EMRI, India

    Topic

    Post-Graduate Program in Emergency Care

    Partnering Organization(s)

    EMRI

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Physician Volunteer, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Topic

    HIV/Tuberculosis Medical and Hospice Care

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Mother Teresa's Home for the Sick and Dying Destitute

    Populations Served

    indigenous population- Addis Ababa

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Emergency Medicine Development, Solomon Islands

    Topic

    Administration/Medical Education

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Atoifi Hospital, Auki Hospital

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Public Health/Clinical Interventions, Iquitos, Peru

    Topic

    Teen Pregnancy/ Medical Care

    Partnering Organization(s)

    People of Peru Project

    Populations Served

    indigenous population Amazon basin

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • "Working with the Underserved", San Diego

    Topic

    Grant awarded to increase access to health care for homeless population

    Partnering Organization(s)

    UCSD Free Clinic Project

    Location

    California

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Interests include international development, human rights, healthcare disparities, wilderness medicine, administrative efficiency

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