Provide full service reproductive health care to men and women in all phases of life. Services include preventative care, and sick visits, extensive patient education, office surgical procedures.
Managed family practice panel: Urgent care, HIV, adolescent, pediatric, and reproductive patient populations, in particular. Principal Investigator of NIH, ALLHAT study (anti-hypertensive trial). Managed clinical staff, created patient education materials and practice marketing materials.
Innovative grant funded practice to train PCPs in the integration of women’s reproductive health technologies into the primary care setting. Instructed and supervised MD “learners” in ultrasound, counseling and on-call management. Managed patient panel and took first call. Co-authored grant proposals, designed training curriculum.
Co-Investigator in national Mifepristone study. Enrolled patients, conducted and interpreted diagnostics such as ultrasound, dispensed medications. Solely responsible for emergency call 7 days a week. Managed administrative staff.
The Brooklyn Hospital Center/ Long Island University, Physician Assistant Program, Brooklyn, NY. 1999. P.A. and B.S., Summa Cum Laude. Full Scholarship.
The University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. 1999. Post-graduate training in reproductive health technologies.
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. 1992. B.A. International Relations.
Certified by Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams, 2000. Certification for Paracelsus Biological Medicine Institute in Biological Medicine 2006. Reiki master level, 2006. Live blood cell analysis training 2007. Biological Terrain Auditing training, 2007, Emofree technique training 2008. Extensive training in cellular nutrition and milieu therapy.
Licensed Physician Assistant, Certified in the states of NY and CT.
Private Dermatology Office, Clinical assistant, New York, NY. 1996-1997. Assisted with outpatient surgical procedures including Coagulation and CO2 laser therapies. Assisted in hair restoration surgery including preparing micrografts and closing the donor area. Pre-, peri-and post-operative patient care and education. Responsible for follow-up wound care and closure removal. Supervised two offices with a staff of four.
Cardiothoracic Unit, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY. 1995-1996. Participated in daily rounds and management of CCU patients. Assisted in femoral sheath removal. Observed angiography, angioplasty, and CABG procedure.
Private Financial Company, Consultant, New York, NY 1993-1996. Secured and managed international development projects mainly through USAID RFPs. Managed international team of ten consultants. Accounting, grant writing, business development.
Chicken owner, victory garden farmer, canning/preserving enthusiast, recently completed green home renovation.
Student of Spanish language. Mother of two young children, Avid gardener, cook, and reader, pet-lover and closet chocoholic.
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