Research

Stanford University
School of Medicine

2018 Research with Doug Noordsy, MD who oversaw my  American Psychiatric Association book chapter on the impact of diet and nutrition in the management of psychiatric disorders.

Stanford University
School of Medicine

2017 Assisted Lynn Yudofsky, MD in designing a pilot trial to examine the impact of a novel psychotherapy model that combines psychotherapy with psychotherapist-guided low-to-moderate exercise.

Stanford University
School of Medicine

2017 Research Elective with Doug Noordsy, MD studying the impact of diet and exercise interventions as adjuvant treatments for psychiatric disorders.

Geisel School of Medicine
at Dartmouth

2015 Student Faculty of a medical student elective "Mastering the Art of Natural Foods Cooking" 

with Joseph O'Donnell, MD examining the

 use of hands-on cooking lessons as an avenue for medical students to learn the fundamental principles of nutrition and cooking.

Harvard School of Public Health

2013 Research Internship with David Eisenberg, MD researching innovations for medical school curricula in order to improve training to address the obesity epidemic.

Harvard Medical School

2012 Research Assistant to Helen Delichatsios, MD researching the use of shared medical appointments to improve patient education and adherence to dietary recommendations for cardiometabolic diseases.

Harvard School of Public Health

2011 Research Internship with David Eisenberg, MD researching educational approaches to improve physicians' personal and professional nutrition-related behaviors through a continuing medical education model that combined culinary and nutrition education. 

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2010 Research Internship with Jun Mao, MD researching the use of acupuncture as adjuvant therapy for hot flashes and joint pain in patients being treated with aromatase inhibitors and selective estrogen receptor modulators. 

Education

Columbia University
Mailman School of Public Health

Master of Public Health 

Geisel School of Medicine
at Dartmouth

Doctor of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Arts

Summa Cum Laude