What is your professional background? After graduating from Emory School of Medicine and receiving a Master’s degree in Public Health at Rollins School of Public Health, I completed my residency in Internal Medicine and, most recently, a fellowship in Rheumatology, at Emory. I am now starting as faculty at Emory and Grady.
In what division do you work, and who is your mentor?
I work in the Division of Rheumatology, and my mentor is Dr. Sam Lim, MD, MPH.
Briefly describe your research. Why is it important?
I am working on quality initiatives at Grady to increase patient access and improve interdisciplinary care. Also, I am working on projects related to reducing hospital admission for patients with rheumatologic conditions and how to maximize the clinic visit experience for both patients and providers.
What do you like most about Emory?
I appreciate the opportunities for collaboration across disciplines and schools as well as a consistent emphasis on public health.
What is your favorite movie or TV show?
I don’t watch TV or movies, unfortunately, but I do enjoy listening to music very much, especially Van Morrison.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I enjoy being outside and spending time with my family.