Experience and Vision
Michigan State University
BS in Nutritional Sciences (2008)
BNS in Nursing (2010)
As an undergraduate I honed my research skills in several pre-clinical and clinical laboratories. I also volunteered at a hospital and decided to pursue a second degree in nursing.
University of Pittsburgh
PhD in Nursing (2016)
As a graduate student, I received trans-disciplinary training in genomics, neuroscience, and nursing working with mentors at the School of Nursing, Brain Trauma Research Center, and Safar Center for Resuscitation Research.
National Institutes of Health
As a postdoctoral fellow, I further developed my clinical research skills examining protein and genomic biomarkers of brain trauma
University of Texas at Austin
I am an early stage investigator expanding my program of research to study molecular biomarkers of brain injury and multiple sclerosis.