Office Address:
2215 Garland Ave MRB IV, Nashville, TN

Associate Professor of Medicine


MD - University of Virginia
PhD - University of Virginia
BS, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Postgraduate Training


Internal Medicine - Duke University Health System, 2007


Cardiovascular Medicine - Emory University, 2012

Board and Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008

Clinical Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • General Cardiology
Research Keywords
To investigate the role of T cells and T cell-derived cytokines in hypertension and renal/vascular dysfunction
Research Description

Hypertension is a leading cause of worldwide morbidity and mortality, leading to stroke, myocardial infarction, vascular disease, and chronic kidney disease. Emerging evidence from our laboratory and others indicates that hypertension is an inflammator