Is born in Romania.
Is awarded a National Merit Scholarship to attend Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy until 1996.
Earns a Doctor of Medicine from Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy.
Undertakes a clinical residency at St. Spiridon University Hospital in Iasi, Romania, until 1999.
Is a clinical resident of internal medicine for PinnacleHealth at Harrisburg Hospital and Pennsylvania State University until 2003.
Receives the Resident of the Year Award from Harrisburg Hospital.
Is chief medical resident of Harrisburg Hospital until 2003.
Is honored for the best scientific paper in clinical research at the Third Virtual Congress of Cardiology in Argentina.
Is a clinical fellow in hematology and oncology at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine until 2007.
Earns an Outstanding Accrual to Clinical Trials Award from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Wins a Travel Award from the American Society of Hematology.
Undertakes a clinical fellowship in stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center until 2008.
Receives a High Impact Clinical Research Support Program Award from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Obtains a Clinical Innovator Award from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Completes the Heart of Leadership Program at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.