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


  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


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