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Education & Training

Postdoctoral Training, Tulane University (Pharmacology), 2017-2022

PhD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (Pharmaceutical Sciences), 2017

B.S. Texas Tech University (Biochemistry), 2012



Awards/ Honors

2022  Selected candidate in NHLBI Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE CVD-CGE)

2022  Co-Chair, Experimental Biology 2022 Symposium “Sex Chromosomes and Sex Hormones in Cardiovascular Disease” (with Dr. Lisa Cassis). Philadelphia, PA.

2022  Co-Chair, Experimental Biology 2022 Symposium “Overcoming Writer’s Block: How to Write, Review, and Promote your Manuscript” (with Dr. Victoria Wolf). Philadelphia, PA.

2022  Experimental Biology, APS Young Investigator Award Postdoctoral Finalist

2021  1st Place Postdoctoral Presentation, University of North Texas 3rd Annual Women’s Cardiovascular and Brain Health Research Symposium, Fort Worth, TX

2021  NIH Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Scholar

2019  Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scholarship for Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse. The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

2018  Travel Award Grant Writing Workshop, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB), Washington, DC

2019  Tulane BIRCWH Award for Best Postdoctoral Poster on Research in Women’s Health and Sex Differences in Cardiovascular and Related Diseases Poster Finalist

2018  1st place Postdoctoral Presentation, ASPET Cardiovascular Pharmacology Trainee Showcase, Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA

2017  Judges’ Travel Award and Poster Judge, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Phoenix, AZ

2017 Graduate Student Association of Amarillo Student of the Year Award, Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy, Amarillo, TX

2016 Travel Award, Basic Cardiovascular Section, American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA

2015 Outstanding Poster Presentation, Annual Research Days, Texas Tech School of Pharmacy, Amarillo, TX

2015 American Physiology Society Minority Travel Award, Physiology and Gender Conference, Annapolis, MD




Title: Interplay of Sex Hormones and Chromosomes in Vascular Oxidative Stress and Arterial Stiffening
Type: R00 HL155841
Agency: NIH
Period: 08/01/2022 –07/31/2025