1. Resident - Psychiatry Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. MD Baylor College of Medicine
  3. PhD - Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism; minors in Pathology and in International Nutrition Planning Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  4. ScB - Life Sciences; minor in Education Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  1. Psychiatry
  2. Addiction Psychiatry
  3. Sleep Medicine
  4. Diplomate

Primary Appointment

  1. Psychiatry

Academic rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Professional Highlights

  • Chair, Membership Committee, American College of Psychiatrists, 2006-present
  • Past-President, Minnesota Board of Medical Practice, 2006
  • Chair, Workgroup to review policy on physician boundaries, Federation of State Medical Boards, 2005-2006
  • Member, Committee on Quality Indicators, American Psychological Association, 2003-2006
  • Chair, Laughlin Fellowship Selection Committee, American College of Psychiatrists, 2003-2006


  • Addiction psychiatry
  • Sleep disorder medicine
  • Medical regulation


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See a description of research activities.