1. BS - Chemistry University of Notre Dame
  2. MD University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  3. Research Fellowship - Pathology University of Virginia
  4. Resident Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina
  5. Fellow - Breast Surgery Department of Surgery, University of Michigan
  6. Certificate - Certificate in Translational Research Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine


  1. Diplomate, American Board of Surgery
  2. Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Surgery


  • Breast cancer risk prevention
  • Surgical complications of breast and axillary surgery
  • Prediction of breast cancer metastasis in nonsentinel nodes of patients with a positive sentinel node


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See a description of research activities.