Biography

  • Assistant dean for Medical Student Affairs
  • Associate professor of pediatrics, Section of Neonatology
  • Chief of neonatology

Education

  • Undergraduate degree from University of South Dakota (Magna Cum Laude)
  • M.D. degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Internship at Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatric Residency Program, at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX
  • Residency at Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatric Residency Program, at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX
  • Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, TX

Career Highlights

  • Clinical investigator, Sanford Children's Hospital
  • Previously served as assistant professor of pediatrics, Section of Neonatology and Pediatric Clerkship and 4th year Medical Student Education Director

Service Highlights

  • South Dakota Perinatal Association (SDPA) Executive Committee member. Previously served as president, president-elect and a member on the board of directors
  • American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Served on national committees for the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)

Honor Highlights

  • Sanford USD Medical Center Doctor of the Month
  • South Dakota State Medical Association Young Physician of the Year
  • Sanford Health Leadership Program "Leading the Way" participant
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. Previously served as Vice President and Chapter President.