1919 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016-7710
Phoenix Children's Ambulatory & Specialty Center - Scottsdale
6990 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254-5200
Education & Training
Medical School / Education
Questions & Answers
I started in aerospace engineering but found that working with people was a lot more fun than working with equations. I started taking psychology classes and couldn't get enough!
What is the best thing about your job?
Getting to help add life to kids' years.
Have you received a special gift of thanks or piece of artwork from a child?
I have cherished every piece of artwork I've ever received from a patient.
What is your favorite children's book?
I have two: The Monster at the end of this Book, and Green Eggs and Ham
How do you go about calming a child's fears? Aside from the wonderful work of the Child Life team?
First and foremost I listen to what those fears are, and only then do we start working to battle the fears together.
How do you build trust with a parent?
First sit down and LISTEN and then keep listening.
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
Hanging out with my family, woodworking, fishing
What is your favorite local restaurant?
I haven't been here very long, but I do like the sushi at Stingray.
Where are you originally from, and how did you get here?
This is the 13th state that I've lived in! I came here just for Phoenix Children's Hospital and all the great opportunities here!