EDUCATION AND TRAINING 

07/2017 – 07/2018     Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern

 

07/2014 – 07/2017     University of Kentucky Department of Ophthalmology

 

07/2013 – 06/2014     University of Kentucky Department of Surgery Internship

 

09/2010 – 05/2013     M.D., The University of Louisville School Of Medicine Louisville, Kentucky

 

09/2005 – 12/2008     B.S. Biology, University of Kentucky Lexington, Kentucky

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2009               Magna Cum Laud University of Kentucky

2005-2009     University of Kentucky Dean’s List

2006-2008     Scholarship Chair Sigma Chi Fraternity

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

“Accuracy of IOL Master versus Hill-RBF algorithm”

            -University of Kentucky Resident’s Research Day June 23rd, 2017

 

“Billing Patterns: Pre and Post EHR”

            -University of Kentucky Resident’s Research Day June 24th, 2016

 

“Practice Management: Are medical scribes necessary in the world of EHR?”

            -University of Kentucky Resident’s Research Day June 12th, 2015

 

“Direct peritoneal resuscitation restores effective hepatic blood flow, normalizes liver function and prevents systemic inflammation after resuscitated hemorrhagic shock”

            Mentors: R. Neal Garrison MD, Jason W. Smith MD, Paul J. Matheson PhD

  

“Outcomes of the use of silicone oil in retinal surgery”

            Mentors: Charles Barr, M.D., Omar Saleh, M.D.

 

PRESENTATIONS

"A mysterious case of toxic keratopathy"

            -University of Kentucky Grand Rounds September 4th, 2015

 

EXTRACURRICULAR AND LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES

2005-Present   Sigma Chi Fraternity member

2005-Present   American Turners Association

 

SERVICE ACTIVITIES

 Supplies Over Seas

-Aiding in sorting and packaging donated medical supplies being sent overseas to countries in need (2010-Present)

 

GLOH Clinic

            -Learning history and physical exam skills in the clinic setting while           

            providing care for low income patients in Louisville, Kentucky. (May-August 2010)

 

 

Moshi Women’s Health Clinic

            -Triaging and caring for women at free health clinic in Moshi, Tanzania. (May 2009)

 

Volunteer Africa 32 Degrees South

-Aiding in various community projects including, but not limited to, clearing unused land and constructing large playground for community children of Chintsa, South Africa. (June 2009)          

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2009-current   American Medical Association

2009-current   Kentucky Medical Association

2009-current   Greater Louisville Medical Society

2013-current   American Academy of Ophthalmology

 

HOBBIES AND OUTSIDE INTERESTS 

         - Hiking and Backpacking, Carpentry, Fly Fishing, Gardening and Landscaping