1. University of Wisconsin, Platteville
  2. BS - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, summa cum laude University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
  3. PhD - July 2003, MD - May 2005 Medical Scientist Training Program, Medical College of Wisconsin
  4. Resident Internal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. Research Fellowship - Clinician-Investigator Training Program Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. Chief Resident Clinician-Investigator Training Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  7. NIH T-32 training program, Cardiovasology


  1. American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Associate Professor of Medicine
  2. Assistant Professor of Pharmacology


  • Regenerative medicine
  • Stem cell technologies
  • Translational transplant medicine
  • Congenital and degenerative heart disease
  • Clinical trials for regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies
  • Ethics of stem cell technologies/therapies


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


See a description of research activities.


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