Samantha was born and raised in West Virginia. She completed her undergrad at Princeton University with a degree in chemistry and then went on to work at Merck as a medicinal chemist. She completed an MD, PhD at the University of Virginia and then came to St. Louis for internal medicine residency at Barnes Jewish Hospital. She is currently a fellow in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research.
Innate immunity, metabolism, diabetes