Curriculum Vitae

Education:

-Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, 2014)

-Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, 2014)

-Diploma in Ayurvedic Medicine (Research Institute of Health Sciences and Management, Pune, India, 2011, with professors of Tilak Ayurvedic Mahavidyalya)

-Bachelor of Arts in Psychobiology (Wheaton College, Norton, MA, 2008)

-Medical Practice and Policy Program through Denmark’s International Study Program (DIS) in affiliation with University of Copenhagen (Copenhagen, Denmark, 2007)

-Ghana: Arts and Culture Program through School for International Training (SIT) in affiliation with University of Ghana at Legon (Accra, Ghana, 2006)

Internships and Work Experience:

-over 250 hands-on hours treating and assisting in the treatment of patients at Ayurvedic Hospital for low-income patients (Pune, India, 2010-2011)

-created and taught yoga and meditation program as long-term coping mechanism to at-risk teens; mentored residents to support behavior modification, relationship development, and positive attitude (The Attleboro Center, MA, 2007)

-taught yoga lessons to children ages 3 to 11 years old to assist emotional healing from trauma, develop positive self-image, and develop respectful relationships (Marguerite’s Place, NH, 2007)

-spearheaded program development, authored educational resources for patients, and shadowed and studied with naturopathic doctors (Whole Health Naturopathic Medical Center, NH, 2006, 2007)

Research:

-Torture and trauma and its treatment, co-authored Torture and Survivors: Manual for Experts in Refugee Care, published with United Nations support (The Cordelia Foundation, Budapest, Hungary, 2009-2010)

The Physiological and Psychological Effects of Hatha Yoga Practice (Wheaton College, 2008)

-Independent Research Project on Traditional Medicine and its Use in HIV/AIDS Treatment (Ghana, 2006)

The Effects of Mercury (Hg) on Chick Embryonic Peripheral Neuron Growth Cone Growth Rate, presented at N.E.U.R.O.N. Conference (New York, NY, 2006)

-Sea Urchin Genome Decoding Project (Wheaton College, MA, 2006)

Experience:

-Iyengar Yoga practice (Jyoti Kalaskar, Pune, India, 2010)

-Ashtanga Yoga practice (Tom Hoppel and Manju Patabhi Jois, Budapest, 2008-2009)

-Attendee of International Criminal Court Tribunal for Khmer Rouge, Closing Arguments for Comrade Duch (Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2009)

-Vipassana meditation study (Wat Phradhatu Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai and Wat Boonkanjanaram, Pattaya, Thailand, 2009)

Certifications and Continuing Education:

-Continuing Education and Mentorship in Ayurvedic Medicine Chikitsa and Therapeutics, KLE University, Belgaum, India, present

-Certified Level 1 & 2 Holographic Memory Resolution practitioner, April 2012

-Attended The Bengston Method Workshop, April 2012

-Certificate in Ayurvedic Medicine (National Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine, Brewster, NY, December 2011)

-Master Certification in Heart-Based Usui Reiki (Chicago, IL, December 2011)

-Energy Healing course (Chandrakant Bhosale, Pune, India, 2011)

-Certificate in Advanced Ayurvedic Medicine (Tilak Ayurveda Mahavidyalya, Pune, India, 2010)

-Certificate in Beginner Ayurvedic Medicine (Tilak Ayurveda Mahavidyalya, Pune, India, 2010)

-Level 2 Certificate in Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki (New Hampshire, 2010)

-Level 1 Certificate in Usui Tibetan Reiki (Manchester, NH, 2007)

-Certified Hatha Yoga Teacher (YogaFit, 2008)