Education

  1. Fellow - Clinical Cardiology Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  2. Chief Resident - Medicine Washington University School of Medicine
  3. Chief Resident - Medicine John Cochran Veteran's Administration Hospital
  4. Resident - Medicine Washington University School of Medicine
  5. Internship - Medicine Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  6. Research Assistant Department of Experimental Psychophysiology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

Certifications

  1. American Board of Cardiology
  2. American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
  2. Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Mentor of the Month, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, 2009
  • Chair, Biochemistry Group, Global Task Force for Definition of Acute Myocardial Infarction (American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and European Society of Cardiology), 2006-present
  • Editorial Board, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 1999-present
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of Cardiology, 1999-present
  • Editorial Board, Clinical Chemistry, 1999-present

Interests

  • Troponin
  • Natriuretic peptides
  • Inflammatory biomarkers
  • Markers of coagulation and fibrinolysis
  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Acute coronary syndromes
  • Depression and heart disease

Publications

See my publications

Research

See a description of research activities.