Undergraduate School and Major: University of Washington (Seattle, WA), Biology B.S.
Medical School: University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
Life/professions/adventures prior to attending medical school: Medical Scribe, Camp Counselor and Art Director, Comparative Anatomy TA
Interests / Hobbies: Hiking, backpacking, running, swimming
Favorite Food: Tacos, who doesn’t like taco tuesday?
Favorite Novels: Boys in the Boat, HP, Tolkien
Favorite Movie: Sound of Music, you just can’t beat a classic
Favorite Hike: Buckhorn Peak, Olympic Peninsula WA
Favorite Ski Trail: Stevens Pass, WA
Favorite Beach (doesn’t have to be in Maine): Hollywood Beach (small beach in CA where my grandparents live and I grew up running the dunes and swimming the waves)
Closest brush with a famous person: Running into a singer from the Head and the Heart at the Tour de France in Montpellier France--happenstance!
Craziest / Best / Worst Job: Chasing children around the woods and jumping in the water with them--camp counseling wore me out, drove me crazy at times, but was totally worth it for a summer
If I weren’t a doctor I would be: Marine Biologist
Medical Interests: Global health, wilderness medicine, rural EM
Favorite Place in Maine: Acadia NP Tidepools
Why MMC: Rad Residents + Fabulous Faculty + Wonderful Wilderness = MMC. But honestly, no equation, just loved the fit and this is absolutely the right learning environment for me!