Education & Training

Medical School

University of Missouri School of Medicine


Internal Medicine

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine GME


Internal Medicine

  • University of Missouri School of Medicine GME


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 of University Hospital Cardiology Clinic
Director of University Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation
Director of University Hospital Electrocardiography Laboratory
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Brent M. Parker, M.D. Professorship in Medicine-Cardiology


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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