I am an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Maryland Heart and Vascular Center, Director of Women’s and Complex Heart Diseases.
I am a cardiologist who specializes in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, pregnancy and pulmonary hypertension.
I am currently the president of the American Heart Association Greater Maryland Region.
My research focus is Congenital Heart Patients including pulmonary hypertension, genetic and 3D printing translational medicine.
My education incudes Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Miami
University in Oxford, Ohio, A Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of
Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.
I completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University in
Durham, North Carolina.
My fellowship in Cardiology was at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, including serving as the Chief Cardiology Fellow.
I was then an Adult Congenital Heart Fellow at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital.
After completing my fellowship in 2001, I joined a Baltimore cardiology practice and I became the Director of Women’s Cardiovascular Services and the Co-Director of the Cardiac Critical Care Unit at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, positions which I held until 2011. I then joined University of Maryland School of Medicine to start and Direct the Adult Congenital Heart Program.
I am currently board certified in Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease.