Thank you for visiting my research page!

ACC BadgeMy research efforts are motivated by my desire to help others.

In fact, the mission of the Duke Clinical Research Institute is “to develop knowledge that improves the care of patients around the world through innovative clinical research”. I’m at Duke because I wholeheartedly believe in that mission!

To that end, I provide a summary of my formal training and current research highlights for those who want to know more.





Ph.D., North Carolina State University

M.Stat., North Carolina State University

B.A., University of North Carolina Wilmington


Current Research Highlights

An overview of my published research can be found on my Google Scholar page and my Duke Scholar page.

Google Scholar Page

Duke Scholar Page


“If we knew what was already there, there will be no need for research.” ~ Lailah Gifty Akita