Title: College of Medicine Adjunct Associate Professor
Department(s): Cellular Biology and Pharmacology
Where are you from?
I am originally from Brooklyn, New York but I have lived in South Florida for over 25 years and love to explore its flora and fauna, wildlife and nature trails.
How long have you been with the PA program at FIU?
I joined the program in August of 2015.
Role in the PA program:
I co-teach Pharmacology I & II with Prof. Aida Von Schriach.
Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Long Island University, New York
Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Barry University, Miami, Florida.
Something unique about you:
I am one of the founders of The Raw Beauty Project, a visual arts exhibit created to inspire the public to create new perceptions of women with physical challenges.
“Everything happens for our highest and best good, even if you don’t always see it is at the time.”
Drawing on the unique intersections of my personal and professional life within the medical profession, I am deeply committed to finding ways in which we can infuse our healthcare system with deeper compassion, wisdom, and kindness.