I am an Adult and Pediatric Rheumatologist and care for patients with a wide variety of autoimmune and rheumatic diseases, including: systemic lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, vasculitis, and sarcoidosis, among others. I have a special interest in using musculoskeletal ultrasound to optimize diagnosis and treatment decisions at the bedside.
I am also a clinical researcher at the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). My research interests are in clinical trials and precision medicine through population pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modeling. I completed my clinical and research fellowships as well as a Master of Health Science Degree in Clinical Research at Duke University. I completed clinical pharmacology training though the NICHD sponsored, UNC-Duke Clinical Pharmacology T32 Training Program. I serve as the principal investigator on several foundation grants studying hydroxychloroquine and azathioprine pharmacokinetics and exposure-response in lupus, as well as principal investigator or co-investigator for several clinical trials at the DCRI.
Education and Training
- Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship, Duke And Unc School Of Pharmacy, Duke University School of Medicine, 2016 - 2018
- Clinical Research Fellow, Dcri, Duke University School of Medicine, 2016 - 2018
- Fellowship Adult and Pediatric, Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, 2014 - 2018
- Internal Medicine and Pediatric Residency, Medical University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 2010 - 2014
- M.D., Marshall University, 2010