Undergraduate/Graduate Training:

  • Bachelor of Science, Magna cum Laude, Biology, Carroll College, Waukesha, WI 1982
  • Master of Science, Neuroscience, Univ. of Rochester Center for Brain Research 1985
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Neuroscience, Univ. of Rochester Center for Brain Research 1986
  • Doctor of Medicine with Honor, Univ. of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 1988

Post Graduate Training:

  • Internship:
    • Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY 1988-1989
  • Residencies:
    • Department of Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1989-1992
    • Department of Psychiatry, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 2003-2006
    • Chief Resident 2005-2006

Employment History:

  • Anesthesiologist, St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac, WI 1992-2001
  • Chief of Anesthesia, Agnesian HealthCare, Fond du Lac, WI 1993-1995, 1997-2001
  • QA Consultant, Waupun Memorial Hospital, Waupun, WI 1999-2001
  • Medical Officer, Transportation Security Administration 2002
  • House Physician, Milwaukee Co Behavioral Health, WI 2004-2006
  • Resident Physician, Medical College of Wisconsin 2003-2006
  • Psychiatrist, State of Wisconsin Dept of Corrections:
    • Appointments at TCI (Women Maximum Security) and OSCI (Men) 2006-2008
  • Psychiatrist, Genesis Counseling Group, Elm Grove, WI 2006-2007
  • Owner and psychiatrist, Fond du Lac Psychiatry LLC 2006-
  • Psychiatrist, University of WI Oshkosh Student Health Center 2010-


  • Peer Reviewer for Academic Psychiatry, 2006-
  • Peer Reviewer for Journal of Addiction Medicine, 2010-
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Medical College of Wisconsin 2006-
  • Medical Director, Nova Treatment Center, Oshkosh, WI 2007-2010
  • Clinical Supervisor, Samaritan Counseling, Appleton, WI 2009-
  • Clinical Supervisor, Family Resource Assoc., Watertown, WI 2009-

Academic Honors:


  • Wisconsin Professional Police Association Award for Saving Life 1979
  • Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society, Carroll College, Waukesha, WI 1979
  • Beta Beta Beta Honorary Biological Society, Carroll College, Waukesha, WI 1980
  • Delta Sigma Nu Honor Society, Carroll College, Waukesha, WI 1981

Graduate and Beyond:

  • Commended by Executive Committee, University of Rochester School of Medicine 1985, 1986
  • Edward F. Adolf Medal in Physiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine 1985
  • Hrolfe and Dorothy Ziegler Award for Excellence in Medical Gross Anatomy 1985
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 1987
  • Class of 1976 Prize: ‘For promise as an outstanding clinical teacher’ 1988
  • Robert Kates Award: ‘For excellence in both clinical medicine and research’ 1988
  • Nominated for the APA Nancy CA Roeske Teaching Award by the Medical College of Wisconsin 2010,
  • Awarded by American Psychiatric Association.

Professional Activities:

  • Med Society of the State of NY Committee on Forensic Medicine, Student Rep 1986, 1987
  • Pain Management Task Force, Agnesian Healthcare, Fond du Lac, WI 1999, 2000
  • NIDA/SAMHSA Summit on Buprenorphine, Washington DC, May 2010