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PA Resident


Undergraduate: University of Phoenix

PA School: University of Washington/MEDEX

Hometown: Ogden, Utah


Why Albuquerque/this PA residency: It is the best emergency medicine PA residency. The program is well organized and the opportunities are comprehensive for emergency medical care. In meeting the faculty, I was impressed with their backgrounds and their commitment to a top flight emergency medical training program. Albuquerque is a culturally rich and diverse community.

Life before PA school: I was an Army medic for 11 years. I served at a number of different duty locations and performed various roles. This experience was very formative.

Hobbies: I enjoy the outdoors. I have a Chihuahua, Tommy, who is my longtime companion. I enjoy spending time with my family. I like to read and watch documentary films. I like to exercise.>

Best/worst jobs: My favorite job was working as a field medic in the Army. My least favorite job was working at KFC at age 16.

Favorite band: The Doobie Brothers and The Roots from “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Favorite movie: “Maleficent.”