Georgia State University, Biology
HOPE tuition scholarship (2004-2008)
Faculty Scholarship Award (2005)
Dean Scholarship Key (2005)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Biotechnology Fellow (2006-2007)
Society for Neuroscience (SFN) Travel Award (2006)
ACE Award Finalist (2007)
During my sophomore year in college, I participated in a traveling health clinic around underserved regions of Nicaragua. That trip really put the medicine bug in me, and I knew I wanted to pursue something in the medical field.