Individual-Level and Neighborhood-Level Risk Factors for Severe Maternal Morbidity

Study providing evidence that neighborhood-level risk factors are independent predictors of Severe Maternal Morbidity, providing further evidence that racial disparities in maternal outcomes are symptoms of historical and structural racism.

Not All C-sections Are the Same: Investigating Emergency vs. Elective C-section Deliveries as an Adverse Pregnancy Outcome

Publication and poster accepted for the 2021 Pacific Biocomputing Symposium. This study utilizes Electronic Health Record (EHR) data to assess the impact of pregnancy-specific maternal morbidity and patient-specific characteristics on experiencing an emergency admission at the time of delivery and its relationship to Cesarean section (C-section) deliveries

Development and Evaluation of MADDIE: Method to Acquire Delivery Date Information from Electronic Health Records

An R algorithm designed to extract delivery episode details from structured Electronic Health Record data.

Is Hydroxychloroquine Safe During Pregnancy? Observations from Penn Medicine

Preprint as a contribution from a rapid response exploration of hydroxychloroquine effects on pregnancy-related outcomes.

Visualizing the Inside Journey of Recovery from Opioid Use Disorder

Code for Philly 2020 Opioid Data Hackathon project to better understand recovery from opioid use disorder.

A Systematic Literature Review of Factors Affecting the Timing of Menarche: The Potential for Climate Change to Impact Women’s Health

Review paper highlighting how climate change could impact the timing of first menstruation and increase the burden of disease.

Investigating Pregnancy-Related Health Outcomes Among Patients with Sickle Cell Disease and Linking with Health Disparities

Poster presented at the 2019 American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium held November 16th-20th in Washington D.C.

Substrate Strain Mitigates Effects of β-Aminopropionitrile-Induced Reduction in Enzymatic Crosslinking

Research highlighting how the effects of BAPN on type I collagen, produced by osteoblasts, were mitigated by mechanical loading.

Characterization of Type I Collagen and Osteoblast Response to Mechanical Loading

Dissertation completed as part of the requirements for a doctorate degree in Biomedical Engineering.

β-Aminopropionitrile-Induced Reduction in Enzymatic Crosslinking Causes In Vitro Changes in Collagen Morphology and Molecular Composition

Publication highlighting how a reduction in enzymatic crosslinking alters type I collagen morphology through an increase in D-spacing.