Education

  • Undergraduate degree from Moorhead State University
  • Master’s degree from School of Medicine, University of North Dakota
  • Ph.D. from School of Medicine, University of North Dakota

Career Highlights

  • Associate Professor, Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences
  • Pre-Medicine Advisor
  • Director, Alumni Student Scholar Program
  • Director, SSOM INMED Satellite Office
  • Director, Center of Excellence, Minority Health and Health Disparities

Service Highlights

  • Principal Investigator, NIMHD, Center of Excellence in Minority Health & Health Disparities
  • Steering Committee: Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health, Sanford Research/USD 
  • Pilot Grant Committee: Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health, Sanford Research/USD

Honor Highlights

  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • Association of American Medical Colleges: Group on Student Affairs- Committee on Diversity A
    Affairs 
  • Indian Academy of Neurosciences
  • International Society for Neurochemistry
  • National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
  • Central Region Association of Advisors of the Health Professions
  • Sigma Xi
  • Western Pharmacology Society