Member of the Harrison Society a Physician-Scientist Training Program

Warner Robins, GA
Career Plans
Pulmonary/Critical Care
Georgia Institute of Technology
Brief Bio
Nathaniel grew up in Warner Robins, Georgia and attended Georgia Tech where he majored in biomedical engineering. He then joined Vanderbilt's MD/PhD program, where he studied molecular and cellular mediators of pulmonary microvasculature mechanics in Dr. David Merryman’s laboratory. Nathaniel is a member of Vanderbilt's Harrison Society with plans to complete a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine. His scientific interests focus on understanding how microscopic mechanical forces contribute to illness in the lung. Outside of the hospital and the lab, Nathaniel enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa, who is also a member of the Harrison Society. Together, they do their best to keep up with their active and inquisitive 5-year-old daughter Penny and her 18 month old sister Josie.


BS - Biomedical Engineering - Georgia Institute of Technology - 2011
MD - Vanderbilt University - 2019
PhD - Biomedical Engineering - Vanderbilt University - 2017
Internship - Vanderbilt University - 2020

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