1. Minnesota


  1. Laboratory Medicine and Pathology


  1. MD - Primary medical degree Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universitat
  2. MD/PhD - Medical doctorate by thesis: Endocrinology/TSH Immunoassays Justus-Liebig-Universitat Giessen
  3. House Surgeon - Rotating Internship Wellington Hospital
  4. Resident - Internal Medicine St. Markus Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
  5. Resident - Internal Medicine Wellington Hospital
  6. Fellow - Clinical Endocrinology Wellington Hospital
  7. Research Fellowship - Thyroid cancer molecular genetics Mayo Clinic in Rochester


  1. FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  2. Molecular Diagnostics, American Board of Clinical Chemistry
  3. Clinical Chemistry, American Board of Clinical Chemistry

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology


  • Molecular biology and genetics of thyroid cancer
  • Laboratory medicine/clinical chemistry
  • Molecular genetic testing for endocrine diseases
  • Autoimmune thyroid disease
  • Measurement of peptide and steroid hormones by mass spectrometry
  • Tumor suppressor genes in follicular thyroid carcinoma
  • Detection of minimal residual disease in thyroid cancer


See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.


See a description of research activities.