Q:Where are you originally from?
A: Long Island, NY.
Q:How long have you taught?
A: This is my 16th year teaching.
Q:How long have you taught at Cabrini?
A: This is my first year here at Cabrini.
Q:Where did you attend college?
A:I received my bachelor’s degree in biology. I then received my masters degree in physiology before moving on to Bryn Mawr College where I acquired my Ph.d in biochemistry.
Q: Where have you taught previously?
A: In my 16 years of teaching, I spent 12 years at Rosemont College and four years at DeSales University before coming to Cabrini.
Q: Do you have a favorite book or movie?
A: My favorite book is “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen. Since it was made into a movie, I would have to say this is my favorite movie as well.
Q:What is your favorite hobby?
A: Needle work. I enjoy knitting things such as quilts.
Q:Where is your favorite place to travel?
Q: What do you like or dislike about Cabrini so far?
A: The size of Cabrini is just right for me. The student population is very diversified and many students here come from different backgrounds. Also, I have great co-workers here.
Q:Do you have a favorite subject to teach?
A: Yes, biochemistry.
Q:How did you find you were interested in your field of study?
A:I had a great biology teacher in high school. I then worked as a researcher after graduate school. I tended to like the teaching part more than the research part and so I decided to teach.
Q:What is the most rewarding thing about your job?
A:Working one-on-one with students.
Q:Do you have a favorite sports team?
A: I have lived in Pennsylvania long enough to say the Phillies and the Eagles but I enjoy tennis and golf more than anything else. Tiger Woods is my favorite golfer.
Q:Do you have any advice for students?
A: Yes, find something you are passionate about and work very hard.