Professional Development in Academia

  • Trained academics in personal branding, at over a dozen national forums
  • Served on national committees to improve recruitment and retention of researchers from marginalized populations in academic medicine

Genomic Medicine

  • Evaluated the medical and behavioral impact of genomic testing healthy and pediatric populations
  • Quantified genetic test utilization for pediatric patients and their family members
  • Compiled evidence on health-related quality of life and family well-being across pediatric genetic conditions
  • Improved measures of key patient-centered outcomes of genomic medicine

Pediatric Ophthalmology, Social Epidemiology, and Health Services Research

  • Developed a socioecological framework to investigate the social determinants of vision health
  • Established that racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in visual function are evident by early adolescence
  • Identified gaps throughout the pediatric vision screening pathway
  • Described risk factors for diagnostic delay and poor visual outcomes following ocular surgeries

Best Practice Recommendations

  • Developed best practices for conducting cost-effectiveness analyses for nutritional interventions
  • Contributed to standards for the disclosing genomic information, particularly in healthy populations
  • Contributed to best practice recommendations for economic evaluations of genomic technologies
  • Contributed to best practices recommendations for using behavioral economics to improve decision making for cardiovascular health