1. BA University of Dubuque
  2. Pre-MEDs classes Area XII College
  3. BS - Completed B.S. - Pre-med Drake University
  4. Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Des Moines University
  5. Internship Des Moines General Hospital
  6. University of Iowa Affiliate; Family medicine Residency; Chief Resident 1/89-6/89. Broadlawns Medical Center
  7. Geriatric Fellowship Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  8. MPH - Preventive Medicine Fellowship June 2009 - June 30, 2011. Earned MPH in May 2011. Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  9. MPH University of Minnesota


  1. American Board of Family Practice - Geriatric Medicine
  2. American Board of Family Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Member, Core Curriculum Development, Geriatric Education Center, Des Moines University, 2004-present
  • Invited Participant, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Mercy Medical Center, 2001-present


  • Exercise and cognition
  • Aging and sexuality
  • Preventive health and aging
  • Women's health


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


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