I just graduated from Rice University with a BA in Sociology and am now attending Duke University School of Medicine. For the past two years I have been a Finger Fellow for Sustainable Health at The Abramson Center. I'm interested in learning more about the impact technology will have on the way we practice medicine and interact with one another.
Attended Medicine 2.0'11 (Stanford University, USA)
Medicine 2.0'11 (Stanford University, USA)
InSpire to Play (Promote Lung Assessment in Youth): Evolving the Self-Management Paradigms of Young People with Asthma
Background Asthma is the most common chronic disease in childhood, disproportionately affecting urban, minority, and disadvantaged children. Individualized care plans supported by daily lung-function monitoring can reduce morbidity and mortality. However, despite 20 years of interventions to increase adherence, barely 50% of U.S. youth accurately follow their care plans, which leads to millions of preventable hospitalizations, emergency room visits, and sick days every year. We present a fea...
A User-Driven Web Application to Explore Treatment Options for Lower Back Pain
Background Chronic lower-back pain (CLBP) affects 30 million Americans yearly, at an annual cost of over $100 billion. Few patients find complete pain relief in a sea of uncertain treatment alternatives. For physicians CLBP involves uncertainty over symptoms and patients’ preconceived notions. These mutual frustrations can lead to an antagonistic, rather than collaborative, approach. In addition, a user-driven approach to treatment decisions is time-consuming and difficult to achieve in an...
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A Web-Based Tool for Patient Triage in Emergency Department Settings: Validation Using the Emergency Severity Index
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InSpire to Promote Lung Assessment in Youth: Evolving the Self-Management Paradigms of Young People With Asthma
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