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


  1. Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine
  2. Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Addiction Psychiatry
  3. Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - General 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


See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.


See a description of research activities.


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