Community Service

11/2015 – Present

12/2013 - 12/2015

Invited member of the Scientific Program Committee at American Epilepsy Society. Responsibilities included reviewing and scoring abstracts for the Annual Meeting, and choosing a topic for the scientific plenary session

12/2013 - 12/2014

Newsletter writer and editor for Academy of Medical and Public Health Services (AMPHS)

09/2008 - 02/2009

Served on the University of South Carolina Medical School LCME Institutional Self-Study Committee as the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Studies Representative.

08/2005 - 08/2010

Reviewed Animal Use Protocols, served as a student mentor for graduate students and provided free health checkups for people living in underprivileged neighborhoods at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine

05/2004 - 07/2005

As an administrator at the Animal Help Foundation in Gujarat, India, organized fundraising events and activities to increase public awareness about animal cruelty