Education

Residency
Dermatology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006
Internship
Internal Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of NY, 2003
Degree
MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2002

Medical Board Certifications

Dermatology
American Board of Dermatology, 2007

State License

A84131
  • About Me

    Links

  • Locations

    UCLA Dermatology

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 450
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-917-3376
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Dermatology
    American Board of Dermatology, 2007

    Education

    Residency
    Dermatology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center of NY, 2003
    Degree
    MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2002
  • Clinical Interests
    • Melanoma
    • Nevi (moles)
    • Skin Cancer
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Melanoma, dysplastic nevus syndrome, familial melanoma, Targeted therapy of advanced melanoma, Drug resistance to targeted therapy

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • 33th Annual Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research, American Association for Cancer Research, 2013
    • First Place, Department of Medicine Research Day 2012, UCLA Election (member) to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), 2012
    • Scholar in Translational Medicine, Broad Center for Stem Cell Research, UCLA, 2011 ? Bud Selig Innovative Research Grant (IRG), Stand Up to Cancer, 2011
    • Sidney Kimmel Translational Scholar, Sidney Kimmel Foundation, 2011
    • Young Investigator Award, Melanoma Research Alliance, 2011
    • Researcher of the Year Award, Melanoma International Foundation, 2011
    • Team Science Award, Melanoma Research Alliance, 2010
    • Translation Acceleration Award, Caltech-UCLA Joint Center for Translational Medicine (Inaugural Grant), 2010
    • Junior Investigator Award, Melanoma Research Foundation, 2010
    • Abby S. and Howard P. Milstein Research Scholar Award, American Skin Association, 2010
    • V Scholar Award, V Foundation for Cancer Research, 2009
    • Research Development Award, STOP CANCER Foundation, 2008
    • American Association for Cancer Research-Aflac, Inc. Scholar-in-Training Award, 2008
    • Career Award for Medical Scientists (CAMS), Burroughs Wellcome Fund, 2007
    • UCLA Department of Medicine Research Day Poster Competition. Second Place, 2007
    • Physician-Scientist Career Award, Dermatology Foundation, 2007
    • UCLA Department of Medicine Research Day Poster Competition, First Place, 2006
    • Victor D. Newcomer Award and Lecture, 58th Annual Meeting, Pacific Dermatologic Association, 2006
    • Future Physician-Scientist, Society for Investigative Dermatology, 2004
    • Julian R. Rachele Prize, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences (highest prize for Ph.D. doctoral thesis), 2001
    • Firestone Medal for Excellence in Research, Stanford University (highest prize for undergraduate honors thesis), 1994
    • American Gastroenterology Association Student Investigator Prize, Digestive Disease Week 1994
    • Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Major Grants for Undergraduate Research, 1992 & 1993
    • American Gastroenterology Association Student Research Fellowship, 1991
    • First Place, Orange County Science Fair, 1989
    • Southern California Junior Academy of Science Research Fellowship, 1988