Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri School of Medicine


Internal Medicine

  • University of Missouri at Columbia


Internal Medicine

  • University of Missouri at Columbia


Cardiovascular Disease

  • Duke University Medical Center


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease


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Academic Information

Director, University Hospital Cardiology Clinic
Director, University Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation
Director, University Hospital Electrocardiography Laboratory
Professor, Clinical Medicine


1 Hospital Dr
306 CS&E Building
Columbia, MO 65212
United States

Research Interests

  • Electrocardiography
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Understanding patient reasons for failure to keep appointments
  • Cardiac evaluation in low-risk patients

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Women
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
  • Electrocardiography
  • General Cardiology
  • Geriatric Cardiology
  • Preoperative Risk Assessment
  • Preventive Cardiology

Awards & Honors

  • Great Catch Award, MU Health Care, 2015
  • The Heart of Quality Award, Department of Medicine, 2014
  • Order of Socrates University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, 2009
  • Dr. Hugh Stephenson Award – Clinical American Heart Association, Heartland Affiliate, 2007
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, 2005

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 2013-Present
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology, 1983-Present
  • Member, American Heart Association, 1981-1992 & 2008


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