1989—1995 : Pre-Med and Medical School, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara ,
Romania November 1995 : Immigrated and established in Los Angeles
1996-1997 : Taking and passing the Medical Boards
1998-1999: Psychiatry Internship at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California
1999-2002: Psychiatry Residency at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California
2000-2002: Temporary Attending Staff Privileges for moonlighting in Psychiatric Emergency Room and
Psychiatric Consultation Liaison at Los Angeles County General Hospital .
• July, 2002-February, 2003: Attending Staff at Facey Medical Group—Part time
• July, 2002: Opened my solo Psychiatric Private Practice—Part-time
• December, 2002-Present: Attending Faculty Staff at Cedar Sinai Medical Center
• December, 2002-September, 2003: Attending Staff: Psychiatric Inpatient and Psychiatric
Consultation Liaison at Cedars Sinai Medical Center —Part-time
• September, 2003-Present: Full time outpatient solo Private Practice
January, 2003-September, 2003: Supervising residents and medical students rotating
in the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Cedars Sinai Medical Center , Los Angeles
2003-Present: Teaching the course “Career Choices in Psychiatry” to forth
year Psychiatry residents at Cedars Sinai Medical Center , Los Angeles
September, 2003-Ongoing: Mentoring and supervising residents for the Outpatient rotations, in Eclectic Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology
2004-Present: Involved in the movement for reducing stigma about mental illness. Lectured twice at Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors—Commission for Disabilities on “Mental Illness—Invisible Disability”
Working with Cultural Diversity Committee—Mentorship Program at Cedars Sinai Medical Center to organize a series of lectures on “Choosing a career path—Effective Planning” to residents and fellows in their last year of training—seminars starting in May this year.
Member of the Medical Speakers Network and lecturing on Emotional Disorders in Women and Advancements in Depression Disorder Treatment, at medical conferences and hospital grand rounds.
Environment Protection • Animal Rescue • Volunteer in Residential Pet Therapy Programs