Leadership Roles

  1. Director, Vascular Center, Minnesota


  1. Minnesota


  1. Cardiovascular Diseases
  2. Vascular Center


  1. BA University of Pennsylvania
  2. MD University of Pennsylvania
  3. Internship Stanford University
  4. Resident Stanford University
  5. Fellow - Division of Cardiology University of California, San Diego
  6. Fellow - Cardiovascular Division, Mayo Foundation Scholar, Vascular Medicine Fellow Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine


  1. American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiology
  2. American Board of Internal Medicine
  3. American Board of Vascular Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Member, Editorial Board, European Heart Journal
  • Chair, Myocarditis Writing Group, WHO 2010 and 2013 Global Burden of Disease Study
  • Chair, Writing Group for the Scientific Statement on the Role of Endomyocardial Biopsy in Cardiovascular Disease, American Heart Association, 2006-2007
  • President, Myocarditis Foundation, 2005-present


  • Myocarditis
  • Heart failure
  • Vasculitis
  • Buerger's disease


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See a description of research activities.