• Undergraduate degree from Creighton University
  • M.D. degree from Creighton University
  • Internship at Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Residency, Neurology, University of Minnesota

Career Highlights

  • Associate professor, Sanford School of Medicine
  • Previously served as clinical assistant professor, clinical associate professor, neurology clerkship coordinator and neurology clerkship director, Sanford School of Medicine

Service Highlights

  • Chief, Department of Neurology, Third Air Force Medical Center (Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska)
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN), since 1988
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, since 1985
  • South Dakota State Medical Association, since 1992
  • Consortium of Neurology Clerkship Directors (AAN)
  • Over 35 lectures and presentations given

Honor Highlights

  • Teacher Recognition Award from American Academy of Neurology Section of Neurologic Educators for outstanding teaching in neurology (2010)
  • Anton Hyden Distinguished Professor Award presented by Sanford School of Medicine Class of 2009 for “the professor who helped and inspired them most during their clinical years” (2009)
  • Centennial Teacher Award presented by Sanford School of Medicine for “distinguished service in medical education (neurosciences)” (2007)
  • Best Doctors in America database (2012, 2008, 2007)