1. What drew you to medicine?

When I was younger I remember reading medical based books and always though it would be great to be a doctor one day. Once in college, I started to shadow physicians and knew it was something I wanted to do. It really is an honor being able to get to know someone and help them feel better.

2. What are your passions outside of work?

I love spending time with my family and friends. My husband and I have 3 children and 2 dogs, so things are very busy in our house, and we love it. When time allows, I enjoy travel, walking, yoga, and reading.

3. What was the last TV show you binge-watched?

A million little things

4. What do you do to relax?

I love yoga, walking, and spending time at home with my husband and kids.

5. What makes North Texas Allergy and Asthma Associates special in your opinion?

Our clinic truly is unique. We strive to treat every patient as if they were our own family and do everything with their best interest in mind.

6. What do you enjoy most about being a doctor?

I enjoy helping others. The greatest feeling is when I see people at follow-up visits and they tell me that they are feeling better; it makes my day and it is so special being in a position to truly impact a life for the positive.

7. Do you have any allergies?

Yes, I started to experience seasonal allergies after I moved back to DFW in 2011 and realized I was getting sick every August. I saw a great allergist at North Texas Allergy and Asthma Associates and started on allergy shots and now I’m doing great!

8. What is the best advice you have ever received?

Friedrich Nietzsche—“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

9. If you could have a conversation with any person or character who would it be and why?

I don’t think I could just pick one, there are so many I would like to speak with—such as my great grandparents, my parents when they were my age, and probably strong female figures from the past.

10. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Dark Chocolate