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2008-2010: University of California Davis - Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Project: Development of FRET-based sensors (Camui) to study mechanisms of calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II activation in intact cardiac myocytes.
2002-2008: Monash University, Australia - Doctor of Philosophy (Physiology)
Thesis Title: Impact of sex and sex steroids on cardiac myocyte hypertrophy.
2001: Monash University, Australia- Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science (Biomedical)
Thesis Title: Effect of hydrogen peroxide on intracellular calcium and force in the rat anococcygeus muscle.
1998-2000: Monash University, Australia - Bachelor of Science (Biomedical) Major in Physiology and Pharmacology
2022: Associate Professor, Program Director - Master of Science in Medical Physiology Program, Department of Physiology, MCG, Augusta University
2016–2022: Lecturer & Freshmen Lab Coordinator, Biological Sciences, Augusta University
2002– 2008: Practical Class Demonstrator, Department of Physiology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Coronary microvascular disease in patients with diabetes mellitus and diastolic heart failure.
2021 – Nominated for Augusta University Center for Instructional Innovation Boundless Teaching Award Spring 2021
2019 – Augusta University SoTL Fellowship and Travel Award
2018 – AU Women’s Basketball Faculty Appreciation Night Recognition
2018 - Augusta University Sophomore Student Nominated Award: Demonstrating the Value of Leadership
2004 – National Heart Foundation Travel Grant
2004 – Monash University Postgraduate Travel Award
2002-2004 – Australian Postgraduate Award