What is your position and how long have you been with IU? Clinical ResearchNurse/Study Coordinator for 4 years. Previously a night floor nurse at University Hospital for 3 years and worked out patient Urology at University for 2 years.
What is your favorite part of your position? Getting to know my patients andtheir families on a deeper and more meaningful level compared to floor nursing.
Fun fact about you? I love punk rock music and going to concerts. I have been onstage with my favorite band 3 times (Dropkick Murphys).
What is your favorite thing to do in the weekends? Check out local breweries with my friends. Especially the ones that allow dogs, so I can bring my Shih Tzu Chewie.
What is the best career advice you have ever received?
“Venture out of your comfort zone.” That’s how I ended up in research and I love it!
Favorite Department of Pathology memory?
Well, I work with Dr. Merrill Bensonwho is quite a character and makes every day memorable!
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