Professional Background

  • M.S.S.W. from The University of Louisville, May 2015
  • M.P.H. Population and Family Health Sciences from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, June 2001
  • Ph.D. Biophysics from Johns Hopkins University, May 2000
  • B.A. Mathematics & Integrated Science from Northwestern University, 1995

Professional Certifications:
  • MA Licensed Certified Social Worker (Initial Certification 6/2015)
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (Initial Certification 06/04)
  • American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) Certified Sexuality Educator (Initial Certification 06/11)

Professional Affiliations:
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
  • Author's Guild
  • American Society of Journalists and Authors
  • Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Performance Unions:
  • Actors Equity
  • American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
  • Screen Actors Guild