Education

  1. Fellow - Pediatric Cardiology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  2. Post-Doc - Postdoctoral Research - Molecular and Functional Basis of the Inherited Long QT Syndrome. Mentor: Stephen N. Thibodeau, PhD. Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  3. Resident - Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  4. MD/PhD Pharmacology, Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  5. MD Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  6. PhD - Thesis: Molecular and Electrophysical Characterization of the Swelling-Induced Chloride Conductance Pathway in Xenopus Oocytes. Mentor: David E. Clapham, M.D., Ph.D. Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  7. BA - Chemistry and Mathematics Luther College

Certification

  1. American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Medicine
  2. Professor of Pediatrics
  3. Professor of Pharmacology

Professional Highlights

  • President, Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation, 2006-present
  • Board of Trustees, Ronald McDonald House (Rochester, MN), 2002-2008
  • 25th Young Investigator Award, Society for Pediatric Research, 2007
  • Young Investigator Award, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2002

Interests

  • Acquired and congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS)
  • Brugada syndrome
  • Cardiac channelopathies
  • Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT)
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  • Molecular autopsy
  • Molecular genetic testing
  • Sudden death in the young
  • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
  • Unexplained drownings

Publications

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Research

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