Q: What led you to work in your particular field of medicine?
Answer: Strong desire to build a lasting relationship with patients and the ability to recognize, acknowledge and treat hereditary cancer syndromes.
Q: What drew you to begin practicing in the Franklin County area?
Answer: My father established residency in Chambersburg and was the first practicing medical oncologist in the area. I was born, raised and now raising my family in Chambersburg. A town I am proud of and support wholeheartedly.
Q: What would you say is a common misconception about your particular field of medicine?
Answer: That it is a specialty applicable only to female diseases.
Q: What are you most looking forward to about working in Franklin County?
Answer: The diversity within the patient population along with the local and regional resources available (including excellent trained providers).
Q: What hobbies or interests do you enjoy outside of your career?
Answer: I hold a close bond with my family and cherish my close friends. I spend most of my spare time with them. I love to travel abroad, eat out specifically ethnic foods, attend concerts and explore the outdoors in the sunshine. In addition, I am an active board member for the Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance (CVBCA).