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Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Specialty Areas

General endocrinology, diabetes, and medical education

Education and Employment

BS: University of Miami, 2007; MD: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2014; Resident: University of North Carolina, 2014-2017;  Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine: Hospital Medicine University 2017-2018; Endocrinology Fellow: University of North Carolina 2018-2020; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine University of North Carolina, 2020-Present.

Clinical Interests

I am involved in an ongoing quality improvement project to improve osteoporosis care in patients admitted to UNC Hospitals with hip fractures.  I have also completed the UNC Teaching Scholars program and am now implementing a new curriculum for residents on Inpatient Diabetes Management.

Personal Statement

My career experiences have made for an ideal fit in the endocrinology faculty group.  I treasure the opportunity to educate and empower patients with chronic endocrine conditions, especially diabetes.  I believe that providing empathic and collaborative care allows for the best long term health outcomes.  Dividing my time between the hospital wards and the clinic provides opportunities to diagnose and treat a wide variety of endocrine conditions.  Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my wife and our three dogs, as well as hiking and golfing.

Selected Bibliography

Osteoporosis Chapter – Clinical Foundations of Musculoskeletal MedicinePublication Pending
ENDO Society Travel Award for Endocrine Society 2019 Meeting – Poster Presentation “Non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia due to relapsed uterine carcinosarcoma.”