Title: Research investigator
Academic appointment: Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Duluth
Joined the Institute: 2014
Education and training: MD, University of Kansas Medical School; Residency – Internal Medicine, University of Iowa; Residency – Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota; Fellowship – Medical Oncology and Hematology, University of Iowa.
Overview/research interests: Principal investigator on 22 National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute (NCI) and other agency-sponsored research grants for past 28 years. Published 160 scholarly works and served on numerous NCI study sections for the past 25 years. Manuscript reviewer for 18 journals and designated one of “15 Top Minnesota Physician Researchers” in 1998 and one of “100 Most Influential Health Care Leaders in Minnesota” in 2012. Interests include pain management, patient-reported outcomes in practice, measurement of health-related quality of life, use of opioids in primary care, cancer prevention in primary care, implementation and evaluation of clinical decision support and cancer clinical trials.
Current research activities and funding:
- Principal investigator, Implementing Cancer Prevention Using Patient-Provider Clinical Decision Support (PI), NCI R01 CA193396, February 2016-January 2021