- MS, Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University – Philadelphia, PA
- PhD, Cell and Tissue Engineering, Thomas Jefferson University – Philadelphia, PA
- Visiting Research Fellow, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
- Postdoctoral Fellow, NIH, Bethesda, MD
Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering, Stem Cell-Based Regenerative Medicine and Nanostructural Biomaterial.
- NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE) 2004
- NASS Young Investigator Research Award 2008