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Education 1993-1997

Greens Farms Academy

Westport, CT

High School Diploma , Graduated with Honors 1997-2002

College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, MA

BA. Psychology Cert. Premedical Sciences /Neuroscience (unofficial) 2002-2003 Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Baltimore, MD

Distance Education Courses in Immunology/Toxicology 2003- 2006

New York Medical College

Valhalla, NY

M.S. Medical Sciences 2006-2012 MPH

New York Medical College Institute of Public Health

Valhalla NY

Health Policy & Management / Disaster Medicine


University of Northumbria

Newcastle, England , UK

Dip HE Basic Medical Sciences 2008-2012

St. George’s University School of Medicine

Grenada, West Indies

MD “Global Scholar’s Program” International Medicine 2011-2012, Stevens Media Consulting Training

New York, NY

One on one training with Joanne Stevens, expert in field of broadcast journalism. She has worked with FOX News’s Bill Hemmer, and several Medical Journalists such as CBS News’s Holly Phillips and WPIX NY’s Dr. Steve Salvatore. Currently working on improving on camera skills and writing.

Honors and Positions 2009 Awarded St. George’s University School of Medicine’s White Coat Award representing the values of professionalism and integrity, voted on by student body Grenada, West Indies

2008-2011 Vice President External Affairs IFMSA (International Federation of Medical Student Associations) ( 29 Old Hollow Road Trumbull, CT 06611 T 203.556.9330 F 203.268.2522

2005-2006 Chairman Fundraising Committee New York Medical College Student Run Clinic Selected for Minority Career Workshop by the International Radio & Television Society in New York (2007) 2000-2001 Appointed by Holy Cross Administration to Student Leadership Committee 2000-2001 Student Advisory Board (Center of Ethics) [College of the Holy Cross] 2005-2006 Representative to the New York Academy of Sciences (New York Medical College) 2002-2005 Volunteer Autism Speaks ( 2006-2007 Treasurer American College of Healthcare Executives NYMC Chapter 2005-2006 Graduate Student Association student Vice President (New York Medical College) 2006 Elected Chair of Graduate Student Research Forum 2006 (New York Medical College) 2004- 2008 President Holy Cross Alumni Association of Fairfield County


2010 USMLE Step 1: 207/86

2011 USMLE Step 2 CK : pending (July) / USMLE Step 2 CS :pending (April)

Resarch and Work Experience 1998-1999

College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, MA

Information Technology Assistant, Macintosh Specialist. Networking and basic computer tech support 1998-1999

College of The Holy Cross


Harvard Medical School

Boston MA

Reearch Assistant Research position with Dr. Sherri Bucher, Holy Cross Department of Psychology and Neuroscience in association with Dr. Barry Kosofsky, Department of Pediatric Neurology, Harvard Medical School. Published an abstract in Holy Cross advanced research

symposium: Pre-Natal Cocaine Exposure and Implications of Stress Response. This study focused on the role of pre-natal cocaine exposure with children with Attention Deficit Disorder 29 Old Hollow Road Trumbull, CT 06611 T 203.556.9330 F 203.268.2522

resistant to Ritalin treatment Summer 2000

Bridgeport Hospital

Bridgeport, CT

Yale University School of Medicine

New Haven , CT

Reearch Assistant

Research position with Dr. Thomas Tinghitella and Dr. Stephen Edberg, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Yale University School of Medicine. Summer 2000.We submitted an abstract,that had been reviewed for publication in Clinical Journal of Microbiology and presentation at national conference in Orlando Florida around May 20th of 2001. Study involved the assessment of the effectiveness of new ELISA technique to diagnose a common form of gastric infection, which might soon replace standard Hospital culture procedure that currently takes 3 days. 2001-2002

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Worcester, MA

Neurosurgery Clinical Research Assistant/Allied Health Student Intern Had been studying the correlation between Chiari I malformation and hearing loss. The objective of this study is to examine the relationship with the hernaited cerebellar tonsils and strain on the 8th cranial nerve that is associated with hearing loss. The study involves a Neuro-otologist and a Neurosurgeon. Dr. Cliff A. Megarian and Dr. Scott Litofsky respectively.

Spring 2002

College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, MA

Introduction to Physical Chemistry Teaching Assistant Supervised first and second year students in laboratory. Graded prelabs and assisted the set up of experiments that deal with second semester general chemistry.

Fall 2004-Spring 2005

Turner Broadcasting (CNN Medical Unit) New York, NY

Medical News Intern/Medical News Contributor Worked as an intern in CNN New York’s Bureau with Chief Medical Correspondent , Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Worked on segments for American Morning, Anderson Cooper 360, Time Magazine and two CNN Specials. RU+ , a special on the HIV Virus and a special on the neurological basis of Memory. Currently contributing stories when possible. Working on a project to produce a health “summit” which will bring together physicians and researchers

from around the world. Most recently worked on the CNN Global summit in 2006 , “End of AIDS” featuring the the Global Clinton Initiative outreach to make AIDS drugs available 29 Old Hollow Road Trumbull, CT 06611 T 203.556.9330 F 203.268.2522

around the world. September 2006 the Neurological Basis of Memory special that was completed during internship is nominated for a Freddie award (The Emmy award equivalent for medical news pieces) Summer 2006

Charter Communications Community Television

Newtown, CT

Medical Correspondent : “Local Edition” Worked as a regular medical correspondent for Local Edition, a local program seen in 14 towns across northern Fairfield county in Connecticut. Wrote and researched original stories ranging on a wide variety of medical topics of interest to the local community. Worked actively as on an on air correspondent as a volunteer. Spring 2007

New York Medical College

Valhalla, NY

Master of Science Thesis Published thesis : HIV Associated Dementia Dopaminergic Neuronal Apoptosis and Future Implications for Clinical Intervention Fall 2007-Present

Autism Speaks

New York, NY

Science Ambassador & Volunteer Elected Science Ambassador from the state of Connecticut to help further research and public awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Involved in being at Autism Speaks events and explaining current scientific advances to parents and general audience. Report directly to Autism Speaks executive board Spring 2008

Clinton Global Initiative

New York, NY

Campus Representative Clinton Global Initiative Universisty CGIU Selected as Campus Representative to Clinton Foundation with focus on global health issues at St. Georges University International School of Medicine

Professional Orgaizations:

American Medical Student Association, National Association of Medical

Communicators, International Radio and Television Society, American College of Physicians ,Royal Society of Medicine


Resume for electives and applications to residency programs