Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA


Pediatrics - Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Board Certification

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MPH - University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Titles and Academic Titles


Awards and Honors

2012, American Academy of Pediatrics Special Achievement Award, Recognition for work as Nevada Chapter Breastfeeding Coordinator

2005, Keynote speaker and recipient of award for breastfeeding promotion at Baptist Medical Center conference

1996-1998, National Health Service Corps Scholarship 

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2002-present,  American Academy of Pediatrics        

- Fellow, Member of Sections on Hospital Medicine and Breastfeeding

2007-present, Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine