1. Minnesota


  1. Laboratory Medicine and Pathology


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


  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 my publications


See a description of research activities.