University of Wisconsin
Born and raised in Cow Town USA, I grew up marveling nature's beauty in rural Wisconsin (and eating amazing and squeaky cheese curds!). From a young age, my love of nature and volunteering inspired me to pursue a career in science and service. I attended Ripon College, a small liberal arts school in rural Wisconsin, to study chemistry and biology. While there, my passion of service blossomed and I became absolutely determined to help the less fortunate.
After college, I attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and became involved in community health outreach and UW's student-run free clinic. During third year, I participated in the TRIUMPH program, UW's urban medicine and public health program in intercity Milwaukee. I also completed rotations in correctional health, rural medicine, and Native American healthcare. All of these experiences broadened my view of underserved medicine and led me to family medicine. When I grow up, I hope to practice rural, full-scope family medicine.
When I'm not at VCMC, I'm exploring Ventura's beauty by foot or bicycle, cross stitching masterpieces, or baking tasty treats for my classmates.