Medical School
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1993)
St. Joseph's Hospital (1994), Transitional Year
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (1997), Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical School (1999), Cornea & External Diseases

Research Interest

  • Cataract surgery
  • Endothelial keratoplasty
  • Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
  • Genetics of corneal disorders
  • Repeat RNA in Age-Related Degenerative Disease


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Honors & Awards

  • Achievement Award
    American Academy of Ophthalmology (2020)
  • Top Award, $50,000 grant in the UT Southwestern Biotech Track of the Big Idea Competition
    UT Dallas Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Texas Startups Roadshow (2020)
  • Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award
    Harrington Discovery Institute (2018)
  • Cornea Society
    Member with thesis (2010)
  • North & Central Texas Clinical and Translational Science Initiative
    Pilot Grant Award Recipient (2010)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology