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


  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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