1. Minnesota


  1. Cardiovascular Diseases


  1. Fellow - Preventive Cardiology, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Stanford University
  2. Resident - Chief Resident, Internal Medicine Georgia Baptist Medical Center
  3. Resident - Internal Medicine Georgia Baptist Medical Center
  4. Internship - Internal Medicine Georgia Baptist Medical Center
  5. MD George Washington University
  6. MS - Medical Biophysics and Computing University of Utah
  7. BS Brigham Young University


  1. American Board of Internal Medicine
  2. Electrocardiography
  3. Cardiac rehabilitation program director
  4. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  5. National Board of Medical Examiners

Primary Appointment

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Vice-Chair, Clinical Cardiology Council, American Heart Association, 2015-
  • Member, Writing Committee for ACCF/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension, 2014-present
  • Chair, Exercise and Cardiac Rehabilitation Committee, American Heart Association, 2013-2015
  • Director, Cardiovascular Health Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2004-2013
  • President, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 2009-2010
  • Director, Healthy Living Rochester (formerly CardioVision 2020), Rochester, MN, 2004-present
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, USMLE Step 3 Chronic Disease Item Writing Task Force, 1996-1999


  • Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Quality improvement
  • Preventive cardiology


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See a description of research activities.