Dr. Cornish graduated from Brown University undergraduate Phi Beta Kappa in 2001 and Brown University Medical School in 2005. She completed her family medicine residency at Georgetown University . During her training there, she volunteered her time by serving as a medical consultant on a DC Human Rights Committee for Individuals with Disabilities. In 2003, as a Howard Hughes Medical Fellow, Dr. Cornish conducted translational research at the National Human Genome Research Institute of NIH. She was an apprentice in the laboratory of Francis Collins, M.D Ph.D. the current Director of NIH and leader of the Human Genome Project. Under his leadership, she analyzed genetic associations of chronic illnesses.
She is current a member of the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM), the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) and the International Lyme Association Disease Society (ILADS). She is on the physician advisory board of the Charles E Holman Foundation for Morgellons Disease. She is an expert in the treatment of Lyme Disease, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia among other chronic conditions . Dr Cornish’s approach to the treatment of chronic disease is to find the root cause of a person’s health problems by performing a comprehensive evaluation of the body’s various biological systems .She understands that all of these symptoms are interconnected and contribute to the emergence of disease as well as its resolution.