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1974 – 1978
University of Minnesota – Degree: B.S. (Biochemistry)

1978 – 1982
Mayo Medical School – Degree: M.D.

1982 – 1985
Mayo Graduate School – Program: Internal Medicine

1985 – 1989
Mayo Graduate School – Program: Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Infectious Diseases (ABIM)

Professional Employment

Emergency Department Physician, St. Olaf’s Hospital, Austin, MN

1986 – 1988
Emergency Department Physician, Olmsted Community Hospital, Rochester, MN

1987 – 1988
Infectious Diseases Consultant, Intermed Consultants P.A., Minneapolis, MN

1989 – 1992
Associate Consultant, Depts of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and the Division of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

1990 – 1993
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

1992 – 1993
Senior Associate Consultant, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and the Division of Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

1993 – 1999
Assistant Professor, Departments of Pharmacology, and Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, at a University School of Medicine

1995 – 2001
Staff physician, Immunodeficiency Program, Infectious Diseases Division, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1999 – 2008
Associate Professor (with tenure), Depts of Pharmacology, and Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, at a University School of Medicine

2003 – 2008
Associate Professor (with tenure), Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, at a University School of Medicine

2008 – Present
Professor, Departments of Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Medicine. At a University School of Medicine

Overseas Positions

1985 – 1986
Base Physician, Summer Institute of Linguistics (volunteer) Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea (14 weeks)

Consultant for Infectious Disease and Microbiology (volunteer) Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Bangalore, India (4 wks)

1992 – 1993
Visiting Professor, Department of Structural Biology. The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel (4 mos)

Research Grant Support

Available Upon Request

NIH Study Selection Service

Physical Biochemistry (Special Study Section)

1999 – 2003
Biomedical Research Subcommittee for Pharmacology, Biophysics, and MD-PhD Training (regular member)

Biophysical Sciences (Special Study Section for Member Applications)

2002 – 2003
Bioterrorism & Therapeutics Study Section, ad hoc

Regional Centers of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases (Special Study Section)

Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry (BBCB), ad hoc

Physical Biochemistry (PB), ad hoc

2006 – 2009
Biochemistry and Biophysics of Membranes (BBM), regular member

Biophysics of Neural Systems (BPNS), ad hoc

2010 – Present
Member, College of Center for Scientific Review

Clinical Practice Interests

HIV / AIDS; Clinical pharmacology, especially adverse drug reactions; Infectious diseases, especially emerging antimicrobial pharmacology and resistance; International Medicine

Research Interests

Molecular recognition and rational/computer-aided drug design; Glycopeptide and polypeptide antibiotics; Pathophysiology of oxidative damage and protein folding/misfolding in cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.

Research Publications

Available Upon Request