1. Minnesota


  1. Cardiovascular Diseases


  1. Post Doctoral Fellowship - Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford Mentor: Dr. Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Stanford University
  2. Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases, Clinician-Investigator track Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident - Internal Medicine Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
  4. MS - Physiology and Biophysics - Physiology track Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. Research Fellowship - Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Advisor: Juan Carlos Romero, MD Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. MD Universidad del Salvador


  1. Cardiovascular Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine
  2. Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Primary Appointment

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases

Academic rank

  1. Associate Professor of Medicine


  • Use of molecular imaging for the assessment of gene and cell therapy in cardiovascular diseases
  • Utilization of functional imaging for pathophysiological processes
  • Risk factors (Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension) interaction and atherosclerosis
  • Cross-talk between the heart and the kidney in atherosclerosis


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See a description of research activities.