Where were you born?
San Antonio, Texas
What school did you attend?
University of Maryland Baltimore County (BS); Johns Hopkins University (PhD)
What gained your interest in the NIH?
The opportunity to gain experience at arguably the most famous biomedical research facility in the world.
What kind of work do you do at the NIH?
Since high school, I've been associated with the NIH as laboratory research trainee intern, later a post baccalaureate IRTA fellow, graduate student researcher, and as a Health Program Specialist . Currently I work for the FDA.