Location

  1. Minnesota

Departments

  1. Vascular Center
  2. Cardiovascular Diseases

Education

  1. Fellow - Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology Duke University
  2. Resident - Visiting Resident Muhimbili Medical Center, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  3. Resident - Assistant Chief Resident VA Medical Center
  4. Resident - Department of Medicine Duke University Medical Center, Duke University
  5. Internship - Department of Medicine Duke University Medical Center, Duke University
  6. MD University of Minnesota Medical School
  7. Externship - Cardiology Duke University Medical Center, Duke University
  8. BA - Chemistry St. Olaf College

Certifications

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases
  2. Internal Medicine
  3. Interventional Cardiology
  4. Diplomate

Academic rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

Memberships & Services

Professional

  • American Medical Association
    • Member 1990 – present
  • American College of Physicians
    • Member 1995 – present
  • American College of Cardiology
    • Member 1995 – 2000
    • Fellow 2000 – present
  • American Heart Association
    • Member 1995 - 2000
    • Abstract Reviewer 01/1999 - present
    • Fellow 2000 – present
    • Clinical Cardiology Council
      • Member 1999 – present
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease Council
      • Council Member 2005 – present
  • University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
    • Coordinating Center
    • International EECP Patient Registry (IEPR) Working Group
    • Steering Committee
    • Member 1999 – 2007
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation
    • Scientific Council
    • Member 1999 – 2003
    • International Enhanced External Counterpulsation Patient Registry
      • Committee Member 2000 - 2007
      • Steering Committee
  • BARI (Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation) 2D, Operations
    • Committee
    • Member 2003 – 2009
  • Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
    • Stable Angina Guidelines Writing Group
    • Member 2004 – 2008
  • RENOVATE, REMOBILIZE and REMODEL Dabigatran ACS Events, Clinical Event Adjudication Committee (CEC)
    • Chair 2005 - 2008
    • Medical Director 2005 – 2008
  • BARI (Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation) 2D, Policy and Publication Subcommittee
    • Subcommittee Member 2005 – present
  • World Congress on Heart Disease - International Academcy of Cardiology,Scientific Council
    • Member of Council 2007 – present
  • Minnesota Medical Association
    • Medical Practice and Planning Committee
    • Member 01/2007 – present
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    • Pre-Hospital Administration of Thrombolytic Therapy with Urgent Care Artery Revascularization (PATCAR) Pilot Trial Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB)
    • Member 08/2008 – 2009
  • ECLIPSE Trial (Elinogrel in patients with a prior history of myocardial infarction)
    • Committee Member 2010 - present
    • Clinical Operations Committee

Community

  • Boy Scouts of America
    • Troop 80
    • Council Member, Rochester, Minnesota 2005 - present
    • Parent Council Member

Journal Responsibilities

Editorial

  • American Heart Journal
    • Editorial Board Member 01/1997 – present

Other

  • American Heart Journal
    • Reporting Staff 01/1997
    • Manuscript Reviewer 01/1997 – present
  • Mayo Clinic Proceedings
    • Reviewer 1999 – present
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
    • Manuscript Reviewer 1999 – present
  • American Heart Association
    • Abstract Reviewer 1999 - present
    • Scientific Sessions
  • American College of Cardiology
    • Abstract Reviewer 1999 - present
    • Scientific Sessions
  • European Heart Journal
    • Manuscript Reviewer 2005 – present
  • Heart
    • Manuscript Reviewer 2006 – present
  • Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy
    • Manuscript Reviewer 12/2006 – present
  • Circulation
    • Manuscript Reviewer 2008 – present
  • European Journal of Echocardiography
    • Manuscript Reviewer 03/2008 – present
  • ECLIPSE Trial, Operations Committee
    • Member 2010 – present
  • ECLIPSE Trial, North American Midwest Region National Coordinator
    • Coordinator 2010 - present

Interests

  • Interventional cardiology
  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Cardiovascular complications of diabetes mellitus
  • Enhanced external counterpulsation
  • Enhanced external counterpulsation and other novel chest pain therapies

Publications

See my publications

Research

See a description of research activities.

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