Profile

Gender

Male

Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri School of Medicine

Internship

St. Louis University School of Medicine

Residency

St. Louis University School of Medicine

Fellowship

University of Missouri Health Care

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of IM-Endo, Diabetes, Meta

Insurances

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Academic Profile

Associate Professor of Medicine

Research Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Lipid disorders
  • Thyroid disorders

Awards & Honors

  • 2008: Quality Service Excellence Hero, University Hospital
  • 2002: Certificate of Excellence for outstanding endocrine lectures, PBL series, University of Missouri School of Medicine (voted by medical students)
  • 2002: Service Award, Medical Student Association, University of Missouri
  • 2002: Excellence in Education: Clinical Faculty Award, Medical Student Association, University of Missouri
  • 2002: Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • 2001: Paul C.J. Sun Distinguished Faculty Award for continuing commitment to student education, University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • 2000: Outstanding Service for Excellence in Education Pre-Clinical Faculty, Medical Student Affairs Council, University of Missouri School of Medicine

Professional Societies

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Association of Medical Systems and Informatics
  • The Endocrine Society
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American College of Endocrinology, Fellow

Appointments

  • 1983-present: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine
  • 1999-present: Director, Cosmopolitan International Diabetes and Endocrinology Center
  • 2005-2008: Director, Fellowship Program, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • 1999-2003: Interim Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • 1997-2000: Consulting Physician, HealthSouth Rusk Rehabilitation Center
  • 1996-2000: Director, Bariatrics "Health Image" Clinic
  • 1993-2000: Director, Mid-Missouri Lipid Treatment and Education Center
  • 1977-1997: Staff physician, Harry S. Truman VA Hospital
  • 1977-1983: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine

Hospital/Clinic/University Committee Services

  • Department of Internal Medicine Clinical Affairs Committee, 2010-present
  • Department of Internal Medicine Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2010-present
  • Chairman, Committee on Tele-Education, V.A. Hospital, 1995-2000
  • Electronic Health Care Committee - University of Missouri, 1995-2003
  • Department of Medicine M4 Curriculum 1977-78
  • Department of Medicine Continuing Medical Education
  • Department of Medicine Volunteer Faculty
  • Discharge Planning Committee - V.A. Hospital - Chairman
  • Medical Records Committee - V.A. Hospital
  • Electronic Medical Records Committee - V.A. Hospital
  • Ancillary Testing Committee - V.A. Hospital
  • Library Advisory Board - V.A. Hospital
  • Student Promotions University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Admissions Committee University of Missouri School of Medicine