Born in Lubbock, Texas to two Vietnamese immigrant parents and raised most of my life in Houston, Texas. Majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry at the University of Houston. Completed medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Completed an internship at Garnet Health Medical Center in upstate New York. Currently completing my second and final year of Occupational and Environmental Medicine residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler. My current research involves working with commercial fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico to understand the dangers of falling overboard and the barriers to performing research during the COVID-19 pandemic.