About

I am a design aficionado, photography nerd, and lover of data analytics.

I’m currently wrapping up my PhD in Neuroscience, where I studied the role of opioids in animal models of pain. My ideal post-doctoral job would include big data, opportunities for creative design, and the ability to grow within a company.

As an LGBT military spouse and Pat Tillman Scholar, I am a huge advocate for our active duty military, veterans, and military spouses. The following quote resonates with me, and it is my sincerest goal to live a life that is meaningful.

“When Pat asked me the life, he didn’t mean just that I should travel and have fun, although that was certainly part of it. He also meant that there’s a weight to all of our lives, and he didn’t want me to be frivolous with mine. If was a tragedy that Pat’s life – while fully lived – was cut short. But it’s also a tragedy to live a long life that isn’t meaningful.”

Marie Tillman

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