Education

Medical School
New York Medical College (2004)
Residency
Duke University Medical Center (2007), Pediatrics
Fellowship
Duke University Medical Center (2008), Research
Fellowship
Duke University Medical Center (2011), Pediatric Cardiology
Other Post Graduate Training
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2011), Epidemiology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    The influence of obesity-related single nucleotide polymorphisms on BMI across the life course: the PAGE study.
    Graff M, Gordon-Larsen P, Lim U, Fowke JH, Love SA, Fesinmeyer M, Wilkens LR, Vertilus S, Ritchie MD, Prentice RL, Pankow J, Monroe K, Manson JE, Le Marchand L, Kuller LH, Kolonel LN, Hong CP, Henderson BE, Haessler J, Gross MD, Goodloe R, Franceschini N, Carlson CS, Buyske S, Bužková P, Hindorff LA, Matise TC, Crawford DC, Haiman CA, Peters U, North KE Diabetes 2013 May 62 5 1763-7
    Echocardiographic manifestations of Glycogen Storage Disease III: increase in wall thickness and left ventricular mass over time.
    Vertilus SM, Austin SL, Foster KS, Boyette KE, Bali DS, Li JS, Kishnani PS, Wechsler SB Genet. Med. 2010 Jul 12 7 413-23

    Honors & Awards

    • Medical Student Teaching Award
      Duke University Medical Center (2004-2005)
    • Primary Care Leadership Training Scholar
      American Medical Student Association (2003)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • CV Roman Medical Society (2011)