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My Education & Training

My scientific training started with a PhD in Pathology, which is the study of the molecular and cellular basis of disease. As a scientist, I spent more than a decade explore how disease impacts the human body and how conventional medicine can help correct those syndromes. This training enabled me to spend 13+ years working in the pharma/biotech industry, searching for innovative ways to cure diseases.

In addition to my scientific education, I am a Certified Professional Coach trained in the proprietary Core Energy Coaching™ method created by the Institute in Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) program. Core Energy Coaching™ goes beyond traditional coaching to tackle the root cause of your (and your team’s) challenges: your underlying thoughts and emotions. As a result, you can better connect with your inner purpose and passion, allowing you focusing on what you really want and breaking through what's holding you back.

I am proud to be an Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner. The Energy Leadership Index (E.L.I.) is a one-of-a-kind assessment that enables leaders to hold up mirrors to their perceptions, attitudes, behaviors, and overall leadership capabilities. It is the only assessment of its kind. It was recently listed in the top 3 assessments every executive should take by the Forbes Coaches Council.

I am part of the SquareSpace Circle community of experts. I bring my entrepreneurial passion, visual aesthetic, and coaching expertise to each and every project. You can check out some of my recent ventures (and web designs!) here:


My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.
— Maya Angelou