Graduated May 1972. Tuition provided by full academic scholarship.
Bachelors of Science - Major: Pre-Med
Graduated May 1968. Finished in top five of graduating class and achieved highest honors.
July 1975 to June 1978 - Resident
Finished three years of residency in obstetrics and gynecology. Became one of the first female graduates of the residency program.
July 1974 to June 1975 - Resident
Completed one-year full residency in obstetrics and gynecology. Treated patients in largest referral center in South Texas.
May 1973 to May 1974 - Intern
Completed rotations in three disciplines: internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery. Selected along with three other medical graduates.
May 1972 to May 1973 - Intern
Completed rotations in three disciplines: internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, general surgery. Training included treating patients in rural, medically disadvantaged small towns.
June 2013 to Present - Proctor
Approved proctor for DaVinci gynecologic robotic surgery. Completed in excess of 100 solo cases and trained 2-3 physicians/6 month period with 10 proctored sessions each.
June 1978 to Present - Professor
Full Professor in Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Trained hundreds of third-year residents in clinical obstetrics & gynecology and surgery. Placed particular teaching emphasis on minimally invasive surgery, including vaginal hysterectomy and laparoscopic surgery.
May 2006 to Present - Speaker
Speaker on women’s health. Presented critical analysis of contraceptive therapy, namely low dose birth control medication.
May 1996 to December 2006 - Speaker
Speaker on women’s health. Delivered speeches and presentations highlighting risks and benefits of hormone replacement in post-menopausal women.
May 2000 to December 2005 - Speaker
Speaker on women’s health. Conducted presentations pertaining to the efficacy of osteoporosis medications.
Speaking competency in medical Spanish & Fluent in Hindi.