Hometown: Black Mountain, NC
Undergraduate Institution: Davidson College
Why a Physician Scientist?
I aspire to improve medical care by integrating biomedical research and clinical practice.
Why is research exciting?
Research is a way to take an active role in finding solutions to previously unsolvable medical problems.
When did you become interested in research?
I became especially interested in pursuing a research career after my sophomore year of college, while interning in a research lab at the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience.