Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

Medical Towers 610
1717 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35205
Phone: 205.934.0778
Fax: 205.934.7959

Research Interests

  • Overuse of health care services
  • Preoperative medical evaluation
  • Chronic pain and opioid use
  • Medical ethics

Educational Background

  • Georgia Institute of Technology, BS, 2006
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MPH, 2009
  • Duke University School of Medicine, MD, 2010

Professional Activities

Professional Societies

  • 2013–present:  Society of General Internal Medicine


  • 2014–present: Society of General Internal Medicine Ethics Committee
  • 2016–present: UAB Hospital Ethics Oversight Committee


  • 2015:  Society of General Internal Medicine Founders Grant