Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri Columbia


Internal Medicine

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine GME



  • University of Missouri School of Medicine GME


American Board of Internal Medicine


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Academic Information

Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine


1 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

P. 573-884-1606
F. 573-884-1235

Research Interests

  • How obesity causes heart disease
  • Role of diet in oxidative stress and inflammation in the heart
  • Exercise for treatment of heart disease
  • Mechanisms of disease and treatments for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
  • Understanding novel cardiovascular risk factors and early prevention of heart disease