Location

  1. Minnesota

Education

  1. Fellow - Pediatric Cardiology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Resident - Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 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
  4. MD/PhD Pharmacology, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. MD Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  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
  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

See a description of research activities.