• Auburn University (May 2016)
    • B. S. in Biomedical Sciences
  • Medical College of Georgia (AU/UGA Medical Partnership Campus)
    • Class of 2021
    • M.D.
  • University of Georgia (July 2020)
    • M.P.H. Concentration in Disaster Management

Work Experience

City of Auburn Fire Division (Dec. 2012 – June 2016)

Student Firefighter                                                                                         

  • Program provided:
    • Hourly pay for an average of 48 hours/week on a 24-on/48-off work schedule
    • Tuition reimbursement for every semester above 2.5 GPA
  • 6000+ hours of medical experience responding to EMS, fire, and rescue calls
  • Certifications: EMT-Basic, Firefighter I/II, Haz-Mat A&O, and Fire Apparatus Operator

Georgia Department of Public Health (May 2020 – Present)

Contact Tracer, Case Investigator -Intern

  • Program provides:
    • Hourly pay for 20-30 hours/week
    • Laptop, cell phone, and training on contact tracing and case investigation
  • Responsible for performing duties related to contact tracing and case investigation

Research Experiences

Molecular and Applied Sciences Lab (Nov. 2014 – June 2015)

  • Auburn University, School of Kinesiology
  • PI: Michael Roberts, PhD
  • Title: Lab Tech
  • Focus: Effects of nutrition and exercise on the molecular environment of various tissues.
  • Skills Attained: Techniques associated with western blotting, PCR, flow cytometry, immunofluorescence, other lab techniques.

Dr. Elizabeth Schwartz’s Lab (Dec. 2015 – May 2016)

  • Auburn University, Department of Biological Sciences
  • PI: Elizabeth H. Schwartz, PhD
  • Title: Undergraduate Research Assistant
  • Focus: The link between gut microbiota and obesity
  • Skills Attained: Bacteriophage isolation and culture techniques

Yale New Haven Hospital, Emergency Department (May 2017 – Aug. 2017)

  • Yale School of Medicine Center for Medical Simulation and Yale New Haven Hospital, ED
  • PI: Ambrose H. Wong MD, MSeD
  • Title: Research Associate, Coauthor
  • Focus: Characterization and management of agitated patients in the emergency department
  • Skills Attained: Clinical research techniques and methods; quantitative/qualitative data acquisition, analysis, and interpretation; Tools and strategies for educating medical students, residents, and fellows using medical simulation