Credentials 

Education 

M.S. Physician Assistant Studies - Mass College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences    5/2009

B.S. Sports Medicine,Biology minor – Norwich University Magne Cum Laude         5/2002                    

Vedic Thai Assisted Yoga Stretching-The Vedic Conservatory                              6/2017                    

Kripalu Institute – Nutrition Immersion Program                                             7/2013         

Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition – Cornell University Online Program            2014

Hatha Yoga 200 hour teacher training –The Yoga Institute, Houston, TX            12/2016

Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy – Genevieve Yellin, Denver, CO                          2/2017

Reiki level I, level II, level III/Master                                                             2017

                                   

Licensure/Ordination

  • Ordination as a Minister – Universal Life Church      6/2017
  • Texas Physician Assistant license                            3/2015- 7/2017                   
  • Massachusetts Physician Assistant license                5/2009-3/2017                                   

                    

Certifications/Training

  • Vedic Thai Bodywork - The Vedic Conservatory                                      Current 
  • Reiki Master/Teacher Certification                                                      6/2017                     
  • Trauma Informed Yoga Therapist/Oanx Clinic Facilitator                        2/2017
  • Intro to Thai Yoga Massage – Houston Ayurvedic Center                         1/2016
  • AcroYoga and Therapeutics Series Workshop –Yoga Eado, Houston TX       5/2016
  • Intro to Yoga Assists & Thai Yoga Workshop – Say OM Yoga, Austin TX     6/2016                                     
  • NCCPA -Certified Physician Assistant (Retired)                                     2009-2017                                            
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support                                                           2008-2013
  • NSCA - Strength and Conditioning Specialist                                        2002-2012
  • AHA Healthcare provider BLS                                                            1994-2017

 

Experience 

Nurturing Vedic Touch – Service to Humanity  (self-employed)               9/2017

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Clinical Experience 

Digestive Liver Disease Consultants, Houston, TX –Gastroenterology             2015-2016

Inpatient consult service for GI pathology including GI bleed, acute pancreatitis,

acute cholecystitis, ESLD, GERD

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Concord, MA – Internal Medicine        2012-2015

Outpatient practice that involved routine adult health maintenance according to

metrics as well as same day/sick visits.          

BU Family Medicine – Inpatient Services.                                                  2011-2012

Inpatient family medicine for an underserved population with socioeconomic

hardships.  Included management of chronic diseases, acute infections,

syncope/mental status changes.            

Neurosurgery- Chima Ohaegbulam M.D., NEBH, Boston, MA                         2009-2011

Practice addressed degenerative spine disease, both non-invasive and invasive

(surgical/injections) intervention. Involved inpatient/outpatient care as well as first

assist in O.R.

Clerkships (PA School)

  • Women’s Health – The Marino Center, Wellesley, MA                                                              
  • Pediatrics – Marlboro Pediatrics, Marlboro, MA                                                                                 
  • Emergency Medicine – Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA                                        
  • Geriatric Medicine – Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Medford, MA                          
  • Psychiatry – Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA                                                                                          
  • Internal Medicine – St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Worcester, MA      
  • Ambulatory Care – Grove Medical Associates, Worcester, MA            
  • Surgical Medicine – New England Baptist, Boston, MA                     

 

Memberships

  • American College of Lifestyle Medicine (2014-2017)                                    
  • Central Texas Physician Assistant Society (2016-2017)                         
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (2005-2011)                      
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association (2002-2012)                     

Honors/Awards

  • Dean’s List MCPHS – 2005-2006, 2006-2007
  • Active member of Physician Assistant Student Society (PASS) -2005-2008
  • Member of Norwich Women’s varsity soccer team 1998-2002
  • Chair of fundraising for Norwich Women’s varsity soccer 1999-2001

Volunteer

Healing Circle @ Soma Vida Sept/Dec 2017

Ayurveda Spa Night @Soma Vida October 2017                                                                     

Ayurveda Wellness Fair @Athleta October 2017                                                                          

Wellness Wednesday @Soma Vida September 2017

Medical volunteer – Boston Marathon 2006-2008                                                         

Interests

My cats, yoga, dance, intuitive jewelry making, sunshine, intuitive cooking, nature, meditation, Ayurveda, essential oils, drawing, reading interesting books