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Department of Biomedical Engineering


Our research is focused on the structure and mechanics of blood clots. We are interested in examining mechanisms of bleeding and thrombosis, fibrin mechanics, and developing diagnostics and therapeutics for blood related disorders.


•    2019 K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award, NIH NHLBI
•    2019 Promising Young Investigator, Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology for the American Heart Association
•    2019 Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation Finalist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
•    2018 Travel to a Mentor Award, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America
•    2017 James Herbert Outstanding Leadership Award, Drexel University
•    2017 Outstanding Dissertation Award, Drexel University
•    2016 Predoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association
•    2010,11,12,13 Trainee Research Award, American Society of Hematology

Professional Affiliations

Professional Societies
•    American Society of Cell Biology
               Public Policy Committee, 2020 – Present
               Mentor Match Task Force, 2020
               Professional Development Task Force, 2019
               Committee for Graduate Students and Postdocs, Co-chair of Career Development Subcommittee, 2014-2020
•    International Fibrinogen Research Society
•    American Heart Association
•    International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis
•    Biomedical Engineering Society 
•    North American Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis
•    American Society of Hematology
•    Drexel University Board of Governors, Elected Director, 2019 – Present


•    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2017-2020
•    Ph.D, Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, 2017
•    M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, 2013
•    B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, 2013