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BA, University of Notre Dame, BA, 2000
MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, 2004
General Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, 2004-2005
Otolaryngology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 2005-2009
Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children’s Hospital Boston, 2009
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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