Why I chose Pine Rest: I was drawn to the people, first and foremost! I was looking for a patient- and resident-centered program, with a mix of community and academic opportunities.

Other Interests: Creative writing, BMX, boxing, guitar, R-programming.

Professional or Clinical Interests: Rural Track, Child and Adolescent fellowship.

Research Interests: Psychoneuroimmunology, Suicide Biomarkers (HPA/inflammation/kynurenine pathway).

Career Goals: Principal investigator in child-adolescent psychiatry.