Recent Accomplishments

2019

June:
– Paper accepted to American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience: Erasing Trauma: Ethical Considerations to the Individual and Society
– Elected as Legislative Chair to AMA-MSS Region 5 
– Paper accepted to Addiction Research & Theory: A Comparison of Substance Use Patterns Among Lifetime Heroin-Injecting Individuals by Racial Groups

May:
– Paper accepted to Addiction Biology: Heroin Delay Discounting and Impulsivity: Modulation by DRD1 Genetic Variation
– Paper accepted to Addictive Behaviors: History of Regular and Nonmedical Sedative and/or Alcohol Use Differentiates Substance-Use Patterns and Consequences Among Chronic Heroin Users
– Presented poster at the AAMC National Workshop to Advance Medical Education to Combat Opioid MisuseInvestigating the Long-Term Educational and Community Level Impacts of Incorporating Opioid Overdose Prevention and Response Training in Undergraduate Medical Education

April:
– Awarded WSU-SOM Alumni Lifetime of Dedication Scholarship for 2018-2019
– Selected to receive registration scholarship for the University of Washington 2019 Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics

March:
– Awarded College of Problems of Drug Dependence Early Career Investigator Travel Award

February:
– Elected to serve as on the Wayne State Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society Executive Board as Selections Chair

January:
– Nominated to and accepted into the Wayne State University Gold Humanism Honor Society
– Selected to serve on the AMA-MSS Women in Medicine Standing Committee