Grew up in Research Triangle Park in NC with parents in public health and pharma. Lived in Ecuador for the Peace Corps. Worked in early childhood education before going back to school. Med school at Virginia Tech Carilion (new program, first class). The goal of all this education (EM/IM/CC) is to apply it where it's needed most.
MedWAR, Biking, Hiking, Trail-Running, Swing Dance, Blues Dance, Mambo, good books, cooking, homeostasis, laundry.
Public Health and Emergency Medicine: the use of naloxone in the community to prevent opiate overdose morbidity and mortality
Public Health and Pre-Hospital Care: the role of EMS in preventive medicine
Hospitalist Medicine: how to provide the best care and the fastest discharges for patient safety (relates to boarding in the ED).
Trauma and Critical Care: new, fast, reliable measures of fluid responsiveness
Wound care: the use of inexpensive hypertonic, pro-vascularization agents in wound-healing by secondary intention
Ultrasound: how can it be cheaper and in more hands?