• Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia. Translocated to London, England for 5 years as father served the American Embassy as an International Trade Specialist
  • Ohio Wesleyan U, BA in Microbiology with minor in Child Development
  • Research in Virology and Molecular Biology at Johns Hopkins. Declined full scholarship in Cellular and Molecular Biology PhD program to attend medical school
  • Internship at Duke University and Internal Medicine Residency at Stanford
  • Rheumatology Immunology Fellowship at University of California San Francisco and junior faculty
  • Private clinical practice for 27 years with evolving focus from autoimmunity (lupus), transplant immunology (liver, heart) to special expertise in Sjogren’s
  • Co-founder of co-pay assistance foundation, HealthWell Foundation¬†http://www.healthwellfoundation.org