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● Received Bachelor of Science in Biology from Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. Graduated Magna Cum Laude

● Received Doctor of Medicine from University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas

● Completed Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas, Houston, Texas

● Honors in Surgery, Medicine, OB-GYN, Family Practice, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry

● Dean’s list Southwest Texas State University

● Participated in numerous research activities
• Principal Investigator 2006-2009, Safety of C2 Pedicle Screw Placement.
• Principal Investigator 2006-2009, Biomechanical Analysis of Locked vs. Non-Locked Plates.
• Research Assistant, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas.

● Rodeo Scholarship, Athletics Department, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.

● Personal Interests include: Woodworking, Wakeboarding, Gardening, Fishing, and Antique Tool Restoration.