Biography

  • Instructor, Thomas Jefferson University, Center for Translational Medicine, 2008
  • Assistant Professor of Physiology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Dept. of Pharmacology and Phyioslogy, 2008-2011
  • Assistant Professor of Physiology, University of Central Florida, Dept. of Medical Education, 2011-2015
  • Associate Professor of Physiology, University of Central Florida, Dept. of Medical Education, 2015-present

 

Publications:

For a complete list of publications, please click here.

 

Awards:

  • Contributions to the FIRE Module Award, College of Medicine, October 2019
  • Outstanding FIRE Research Mentor Award, College of Medicine, February 2019.
  • Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, International Association of Medical Science Educators, April 2018.
  • Dean’s Scholar as part of Dean’s Leadership Enhancement Program, September 2016.
  • College of Medicine Award for Innovative Teaching, October 2016.
  • College of Medicine Teaching Incentive Program Award, April 2016.
  • Teaching Career Enhancement Award (Spring 2014), Selected by the American Physiological Society Awards Committee and APS Council. $3435 to attend 2015 International Association of Medical Science Educators conference.
  • Star Reviewer for 2012 (2013), Selected by Editors of American Physiological Society journals
  • New Investigator Award (2013), Teaching Section of the American Physiological Society
  • Golden Apple Award Winner (2011), Drexel University College of Medicine, Interdisciplinary Foundation of Medicine curriculum, Class of 2014

Education & Specialties

Ph.D. Physiology, August 2004, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Biology, December 1997, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

Specialties

  • Physiology

Teaching

  • UCF MD program

Research Interests

  • High Fidelity Patient Simulation in Preclerkship Medical Students
  • Evidence-based Learning in Medical Students (active learning)
  • The use of Commercial Resources on Medical Student Learning

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