• Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Institute for Rural Health Research, The University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • PhD in Human Performance (Exercise Science): The University of Alabama
  • MS in Exercise Physiology: University of Alabama Birmingham 
  • BS in Physical Education: Samford University


  • Physical activity and health disparity science in high risk, minority populations
  • Development, implementation, and assessment of health-related interventions using Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) methods
  • Heart rate variability in children

Professional Service:

  • Member, Southeastern American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, American Public Health Association

Community Engagement:

  • Opportunity Zone, Hamilton County Department of Education, community school partner
  • Trust of Public Land, community engagement researcher