Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Science in Biobehavioral Health,
Minor in Neuroscience
Temple University School of Medicine,
Doctor of Medicine
Board certified by American Board of Internal Medicine
Fellow of the American College of Physicians
A native of the area, I grew up in West Chester, Pennsylvania with my parents and two younger sisters. In high school, I saw how my own primary care physician also cared for my siblings, parents, and grandparents, and how our doctor became a trusted person for our whole family. This is what first sparked my interest in medicine and motivated me to pursue my dream of becoming a doctor. After graduating from the honors college at Penn State University, I attended medical school at Temple University, which is where I met my future husband. Following graduation, I moved to Washington, DC where I did my internal medicine residency at Georgetown University Hospital. After completing residency, my husband’s Army career brought us to Fort Sill, Oklahoma. I spent four years as a primary care physician at a community hospital in rural Oklahoma. With few internists and specialists available there, I became experienced in independently managing complex medical problems. I had the privilege of caring for multiple generations of family members, from young college students to WWII veterans and everyone in between. While I treasured my time as part of a small community, I am thrilled to be back in Philadelphia for good! Since returning to the city, I have enjoyed running (often with our dog Sadie), reading, visiting the Jersey shore, and spending time with family and friends.