Recent Accomplishments

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

2018
December:
– Selected as a student member of the Michigan State Medical Society Bioethics Standing Committee

November:
– Presented poster Preventing a Lifetime of Trauma: Is it ever acceptable to alter memories in children? at International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting and selected as one of the top posters
– Successfully passed resolution Oppose Requirements of Hormonal Treatments for Athletes at the American Medical Association Medical Student Section Annual Meeting

October:
– Abstract submitted to the International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting selected as top abstract for publication in AJOB Neuroscience
– Presented Heroin Delay Discounting and Impulsivity: Modulation by DRD1 Genetic Variation at Graduate Student Research Presentation Day

September:
– Presented Life-Altering Decisions: The Role of the Physician, Parents, and Disease Communities in Childhood Medical Decisions at WMU Medical Humanities Conference
– Became a student advisor for Hero(ines) of Detroit, a group focused on helping people with opioid use disorder

July:
– Officially passed USMLE STEP 1 exam, transitioned into graduate training

June:
– Presented Heroin Delay Discounting and Impulsivity: Modulation by DRD1 Genetic Variation at CPDD
– Become Chair of the CPDD Member-in-Training Public Relations Subcommittee
– Elected as Membership Chair of AMA-MSS Region 5 

April:
– Selected as a TEDMED Research Scholar

March:
– Selected to be one of the Wayne State AMA National Representatives
– Selected to join the Wayne State Aesculapians Community Service Honor Society

February 2018:
– Joined the International Neuroethics Society Student/Postdoc Committee
– Selected for FORCE Junior Investigator Travel Award to attend CPDD in June 2018
– Published Factors Associated with Sedative Use and Misuse Among Heroin Users

January 2018:
– Presented summer project Factors Associated with Sedative Use and Misuse Among Heroin Users at theMedical Student Research Symposium and received first place in Retrospective Clinical Care & Public Health division