I grew up on Whidbey Island, Washington and later moved to attend Whitman College where I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Biology. After graduating, I worked in Tillamook, Oregon as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer in public health, conducted research at University of Washington’s Institute of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, and cared for patients on the Cancer Care Unit at Seattle Children’s Hospital as a nursing assistant. I then attended the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine where I fostered my love of family medicine. I am most passionate about providing healthcare access to rural communities and excited by advances in healthcare, like POCUS and CGM, that allow family medicine physicians to better diagnose, treat, and manage patients while continuing strides are made in increasing accessibility and decreasing cost.
I live with my wife and two dogs. I enjoy board games, hiking, paragliding, kayaking, and snowboarding. I am looking forward to exploring some of the beautiful outdoors Alaska has to offer, enjoying some freshly caught seafood, and finding some cozy cafes in Anchorage!