2021 to present: Health and Medical Reporter, WINK News. Previously worked at WFLA in Tampa, WBBH in Fort Myers, and SNN in Sarasota. Also hosted a weekly TV program for the local USA Today Network, was a syndicated health reporter and anchor and traveled the world as a business aviation reporter.
Awards & Recognition
Earned several awards including an Edward R. Murrow, Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists.
Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement
Working out, dining out, reading, entertaining, exploring new places and meeting new people.
Bachelor of science in telecommunication from the University of Florida.
Likes best about Southwest Florida
The beautiful palms, rich history and friendly people.
Around 22 million people suffer from sleep apnea.
It’s a puzzling and potentially life-threatening issue for younger Americans being diagnosed with colorectal cancers.
A four-year CDC study found that one out of eight deaths that occurred in adults 20 to 64 was due to injury or illness caused by excessive alcohol use.
Many Hurricane Ian survivors are still trying to move past the trauma. A half-year after the storm, many people are still processing their emotions, and crisis counselors say that’s perfectly normal.
Six months after hurricane Ian, we’ve come to equate ‘recovery’ in terms of rebuilding and reopenings, but a huge part of the process is mentally recuperating.
When it comes to cholesterol and heart health, we’ve heard from our doctors over recent years how it’s important to have low levels of LDL, or “bad” cholesterol, and high levels of HDL, or “good” cholesterol.
Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia affect not only the person diagnosed but loved ones, too.
More than 6 million Americans suffer from heart failure, meaning the heart can’t pump enough blood to support the rest of the organs in the body.
For years, many people dealing with hearing loss avoided or delayed getting hearing aids because they often weren’t much help. But a new generation of AI-powered devices is moving the needle on sound.
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati are conducting a first-in-human trial of a radiation treatment that they say holds promise in treating tough-to-kill tumors. The researchers deliver the radiation with proton therapy, a procedure that uses a large, specialized machine called a gantry.