Education

Bascom Palmer Eye Institutefellowship, cornea and external disease                                                         Miami, FL

  • ASCRS 2007 Excellence in Research Fellow Scholarship Award                                                                                                                
  • ASCRS Young Physicians and Residents committee member 2007-2010                                                                                                                                                                  

Bascom Palmer Eye Instituteresidency, ophthalmology                                                                                 Miami, FL

  • ASCRS 2006 Excellence in Research Resident Scholarship Award                                                                
  • ASCRS 2005 Excellence in Research Resident Scholarship Award                                                               
  • Nominee, Ophthalmology Times Resident Writer’s Award Program
  • Founding member and representative, Bascom Palmer Ophthalmology Mission to Haiti
  • 2006 Paul Kayser International Scholar
  • 2nd place, ACES Bloomberg Memorial Videotape Competition for cataract surgery

Cabrini Medical Centerinternship, internal medicine                                                                                        New York, NY

                                                                                                                                                                                  

Tufts School of MedicineMD, with honors in research                                                                                      Boston, MA

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society                                                                                                                  
  • Recipient 2001 AMA Foundation Seed Grant
  • Recipient 2001 Alpha Omega Alpha Research Fellowship
  • Recipient 2001 and 1999 New England Medical Center General Clinical Research Center grants
  • Problem based learning course instructor

Cornell UniversityBA, cum laude in Psychology and with distinction in all subjects                                      Ithaca, NY

  • Double major, Biology and Psychology                                                                                                          
  • Honors thesis in Psychology
  • Psi Chi Honor Society                                                                                                                           
  • Teaching assistant for Psychology 101
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