I am an American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology-certified psychiatrist specializing in college/graduate mental health, and geriatric psychiatry. I am also the Associate Clerkship Director for Psychiatry, and board member and facilitator for Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Schwartz Rounds. I work in the community at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Winston-Salem State University, in addition to my clinical work for Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist.
I graduated valedictorian of my high school and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arkansas. I received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock in 2015, and graduated from residency in psychiatry at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist in 2019. I completed a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2020, and was named an American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry Honors Scholar in 2018. I returned to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist as a clinical assistant professor in 2020.
Beyond my love of teaching and patient care, I also have a licensed and insured therapy dog, Lucy, who participates in patient care weekly. My other clinical interests include the effects of sleep and sexuality on mental health, and inclusivity and normalization of nonbinary or LGBTQ+ experiences. In my free time, I enjoy playing ultimate frisbee, disc golf, board games, and cheering for the Kansas City Chiefs.