Profile

Gender

Male

Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri School of Medicine

Internship

Internal Medicine

  • St. Louis University School of Medicine

Residency

Internal Medicine

  • St. Louis University School of Medicine

Fellowship

Endocrinology

  • University of Missouri Health Care

Boards

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

Insurances

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Academic Information

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