Clinical Focus


  • Internal Medicine
  • Public Health
  • Community Health

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Medical Education Faculty Lead: Community Engagement and Advocacy, Division of Primary Care and Population Health (2020 - Present)
  • Directory of Community Health, Center for Asian Health, Research, and Education (2019 - Present)
  • Assistant Health Officer, San Mateo County Health System (2017 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School (2012 - 2018)
  • Health Director and Health Officer, Virginia Department of Health (2011 - 2017)

Honors & Awards


  • Faculty Fellow, Haas Center for Public Service (2019)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Advisory Committee Member, The Kresge Foundation (2016 - Present)
  • Co-Chair, United for Children Program on Health, United Way of South Hampton Roads (2016 - 2017)
  • Site Visitor, Public Health Accreditation Board (2014 - 2016)
  • Advisory Board Member, Brock Institute for Community and Global Health, Eastern Virginia Medical School (2013 - 2017)
  • Executive Board Member, Healthy Portsmouth (2013 - 2017)
  • Member, National Association of County and City Health Officials (2011 - Present)

Professional Education


  • BS, Duke University, English, Biology (1999)
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine (2008)
  • DrPH, University of North Carolina Gllings School of Global Public Health, Health Policy and Management (2019)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2011)
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital Internal Medicine Residency (2011) MD
  • Medical Education: Tufts University School of Medicine Office of the Registrar (2008) MA

Community and International Work


  • Peninsula Healthcare Connection, Palo Alto, California

    Partnering Organization(s)

    The Opportunity Center

    Populations Served

    Homeless

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Nature and Health, San Mateo County Health System

    Populations Served

    San Mateo County Health System Patients

    Location

    Bay Area

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Stanford Medical School Christian Fellowship, Faculty Advisor

    Location

    Bay Area

    Ongoing Project

    Yes

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    Yes

  • Alabaster Project, Tamale, Ghana

    Populations Served

    Poor

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Mongolia Asia Reach, Hohhot, China

    Populations Served

    Disabled

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Serving in Mission

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • People in Need Homeless Clinic, Virginia Beach, Virginia

    Populations Served

    Homeless

    Location

    US

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No

  • Serving Humanity in Crisis, Shenyang, China

    Populations Served

    Disabled Children

    Location

    International

    Ongoing Project

    No

    Opportunities for Student Involvement

    No