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, American Board of Internal Medicine
  2. Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  3. Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  4. Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

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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