College of Arts and Sciences
- 2009 - Master of Public Health - Johns Hopkins University
- 1994 - Ph.D. - Howard University
- Predoctoral and postdoctoral Intramural Research Training Awards, the National Institutes of Health.
- Vision Research Fellowship (summer program at Woods Hole on vision esearch).
- Proctor and Gamble Travel Fellowship.
- Scholarship recipient from the Applied Ethics National Association.