|Feb 2008 – June 2010
||UC Irvine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery/
Reeve-Irvine Research Center under Ranjan Gupta, MD and
Oswald Steward, PhD. Our studies focused on spinal cord
injury and secondary responses in small animal models.
|Jul 2008 –June 2010
||UC Irvine, Department of Neurosurgery/Reeve-
Irvine Research Center under Kim Anderson, PhD. Research
focused on carbohydrate metabolism in the spinal cord injured
individual and the epidemiology of spinal cord injury.
|June 2002 – Mar 2004
||Westchester Medical Center, Department of Neurosurgery
under Deborah Benzil, MD. Evaluated the use of stereotactic
radiosurgery in patients with spinal metastatic disease.
|June 1999 – Jul 2001
||UC Irvine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery under Gregory
Carlson, MD. Studies focused on evaluating spinal cord
compression and subarachnoid CSF pressures in a dog model.
|Sept 1998 – Dec 1999
|UCLA, Department of Hematology/Oncology, under Richard Pietras, MD. Researched tamoxifen-estrogen receptor
interactions and subsequent intracellular signaling cascades.