Title: Chair, Department of Surgery, HealthPartners Medical Group; Division Head of Surgery and Director of Academic Programs in the Department of Surgery, Regions Hospital.
Academic appointment: John F. Perry Jr. Chair of Trauma Surgery, Professor of Surgery, and Clinical Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota.
Joined the Institute: 1999 – Board of Directors, Institute for Medical Education; 2001 – Board of Directors, HealthPartners Research Foundation.
Education and training: MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine; residency in surgery, Duke University School of Medicine; residency in surgery, University of California-Irvine; fellowship in critical care surgery, University of Chicago-Loyola.
Overview/research interests: Clinical Trials: Critical Care, Trauma, Burns
Current research activities and funding: Mass Casualty Care Modeling, Radiation Injury.