Clinical Focus


  • Residency

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Committee member, Stanford Resident Safety Council (2019 - 2020)
  • Committee member, Women in IR (2018 - Present)

Professional Education


  • MD, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine (2016)

Personal Interests


Russian language studies
Horseback riding

Research Interests


  • Technology and Education

Current Clinical Interests


  • Interventional Radiology
  • Breast imaging

I am passionate about the importance of Radiology in clinical care, and am particularly interested in caring for patients with various forms of cancer. I will be pursuing a 6 month mini-fellowship in Breast Imaging, followed by a 2-year fellowship in Interventional Radiology at Stanford Hospital and Clinics.

Graduate and Fellowship Programs


  • Vascular Interventional Radiology (Fellowship Program)

All Publications


  • Reservoir Water-Level Drawdowns Accelerate and Amplify Methane Emission. Environmental science & technology Harrison, J. A., Deemer, B. R., Birchfield, M. K., O'Malley, M. T. 2017; 51 (3): 1267-1277

    Abstract

    Water-level fluctuations due to reservoir management could substantially affect the timing and magnitude of reservoir methane (CH4) fluxes to the atmosphere. However, effects of such fluctuations on CH4 emissions have received limited attention. Here we examine CH4 emission dynamics in six Pacific Northwest U.S. reservoirs of varying trophic status, morphometry, and management regimes. In these systems, we show that water-level drawdowns can, at least temporarily, greatly increase per-area reservoir CH4 fluxes to the atmosphere, and can account for more than 90% of annual reservoir CH4 flux in a period of just a few weeks. Reservoirs with higher epilimnetic [chlorophyll a] experienced larger increases in CH4 emission in response to drawdown (R(2) = 0.84, p < 0.01), suggesting that eutrophication magnifies the effect of drawdown on CH4 emission. We show that drawdowns as small as 0.5 m can stimulate ebullition events. Given that drawdown events of this magnitude are quite common in reservoirs, our results suggest that this process must be considered in sampling strategies designed to characterize total CH4 fluxes from reservoirs. The extent to which (and the mechanisms by which) drawdowns short-circuit connections between methanogenesis and methanotrophy, thereby increasing net CH4 fluxes to the atmosphere, should be a focus of future work.

    View details for DOI 10.1021/acs.est.6b03185

    View details for PubMedID 28068068