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


  1. American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Associate Professor of Medicine
  2. Associate 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 my publications


See a description of research activities.