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As a community provider and clinical educator in the Greater Newark area, she has been privileged to provide care for diverse populations at risk, including immigration detainees, LGBTQ marginally housed youth, and persons who use drugs (PWUD) for almost two decades. Through partnerships with other community providers and organizations, she is deeply committed to ensuring access to state-of-the-art, highest-quality medical care for all individuals right here in Newark.


Current Work

She serves as the Clinical Director of the Transgender Primary Care Clinic at NJCRI while being an integral part of the NJMS clinical and educational programs. Her main clinical practice site is the Infectious Disease Practice where she treats persons living with HIV and those who are at increased risk. As part of her ongoing effort to treat the whole person, she also provides gender-affirming hormone therapy integrated into her practice. She also serves as an investigator in NIH-sponsored HIV treatment and prevention trials. Currently, she is focusing on expanding community access to PrEP and gender-affirming care.


Presidential Cluster Focus
Advancing Diversity in the STEM Disciplines