I am a board-certified internal and addiction medicine specialist. I completed fellowships in both addiction and adolescent medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. I completed my residency program at Cambridge Health Alliance of Harvard Medical School.
I began working in the field of substance abuse in 1996 with women mandated to residential drug treatment. I currently treat substance use disorders in adolescents, adults, and families both at my practice and at a community psychiatric hospital. I also educate medical students, residents, and faculty on addiction medicine as an adjunct assistant professor at both the Emory and Morehouse Schools of Medicine.
As an active member in The Georgia Society of Addiction Medicine and The American Society of Addiction Medicine legislative committee, I am an advocate for the improvement and expansion of addiction medicine services locally and nationally.
I have extensive experience speaking at conferences, workshops, and public learning events for physicians, nurses, psychologists, counselors, social workers, parents, community members, as well as medical, college, and high school students.
I am not only a doctor, but also a certified yoga instructor. I teach breathing and other stress reduction techniques to provide evidence based treatment.