Resume

Education
University of Iowa College of Medicine
M. D. - 1973
Rotating Internship at Highland Alameda County Hospital 1973-74
Grinnell College
B. A. in General Science - 1969
Phi Beta Kappa 
Davenport Central High School, Davenport, Iowa
High School Diploma - 1965
With Honors

Board Certification and licenses
American Board of Emergency Medicine  Certificate #800380 - 1983
Recertification in ABEM  Emeritus Fellow of American College of Emergency Medicine - 1993, 2002
American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine  Certificate #5968
Current Licenses in Colorado  #18905 and California #A26148 - 2006

Experience
Emergency Physician
Penrose-St. Francis Hospital, Colorado Springs, CO
1974 to 2003  Staff Emergency Physician at Penrose and Penrose Community Hospital
Hospice Physician
Six years experience, 2004 to present, as Associate Medical Director of Odyssey Hospice of Colorado Springs involved in direct patient care with home visits, in weekly IDT, and in medical direction of hospice nurses.   Medical Director of Odyssey Inpatient Unit opening March 2007.  Attended multiple Hospice and Palliative Conferences including Hospice Medical Director Course through American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Cruise Physician
Cruise Physician for Semester at Sea for 2005 Summer Voyage
Sportsmedicine Physician
Team Physician for USA Cycling for multiple Cyclocross and Mountain Bike World Championships
Physician at USOC Medical Clinic for past six years

Competitive Athletics
Triathlon:
XTERRA Triathlons: Multiple top five finishes at XTERRA World Championships in age group.  Champion in 2002.

Mountain Biking:
USA Masters Mountain Bike Team with several top ten finishes in Masters Mountain Bike Championships.

Cyclocross:
Top ten finishes at Masters Cyclocross World Championships in Belgium.

Athletics:
Enjoy golf, basketball, swimming, skiing
Interests
Family:  Married with one son in College.  Novel writing:  Published, Goin’ to Nebraska in 2009.  Currently working on a series of short stories, Adventures in Medicine.

Languages
English – native language
French – un peu 
Memberships
American College of Emergency Physicians
Colorado Medical Society and El Paso County Medical Society
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
             
NPI #1548300106    UPIN #D23519

coming soon

"Adventures in Medicine"

Share my adventures in life, sport, and medicine interspersed with training tips directed to the older athlete from an accusation of being the physician accomplice in the suspected murder of a cruise ship captain by the Russian Police to resuscitating a crashed XTERRA Triathlete in Saipan. Read these stories and other excerpts from my upcoming book scheduled for completion within the year by clicking on the links below:

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