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10850 Rhode Island Avenue South

Bloomington, MN  55438

Tel: (952) 942.9303

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

2000 - Present

1994 - 2000

1978 - 1994

Midwest Wellness Center, Inc. | Owner

Family Practice | Park Nicollet Clinic | 3800 Park Nicollet Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN 55416

United States Navy Assignments

  • Director, Branch Medical Clinics, Staff Family Physician, Flight Surgeon | Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, CA

  • Staff Attending, Department of Family Practice | Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, CA

  • Senior Medical Officer, Family Physician, Flight Surgeon | Naval Flight Facility, Diego Garcia British Indian Ocean

  • Resident, Department of Family Practice | Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, CA

  • Senior Medical Officer, Flight Surgeon | Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL

  • Flight Surgeon | Carrier Air Wing, USS Nimitz, Virginia Beach, VA

  • Flight Surgeon Student | Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, FL

Medical Licensure

1979 - 2003

1978 - 1994

1978 - Current

Iowa

Florida

Minnesota

Certification

2002

1992 - 2002

1987

1978

Diplomate | American Board of Holistic Medicine

Added Qualifications | Geriatric Medicine

Diplomate | American Board of Family Practice

Diplomate | National Osteopathic Board of Medical Examiners

Education

1974 - 1977

1984 - 1987

1977 - 1978

1969 - 1974

Degree - D.O. | College of Osteopathic Medicine-Surgery | Des Moines, IA

Residency | Family Practice | Naval Hospital | Camp Pendleton, CA

Internship | Basic Medicine | Naval Hospital | San Diego, CA

Undergraduate | Iowa State University | Bachelor of Science, Zoology | Ames, IA

Professional Appointments

2002 - Present

2000 - 2001

 

1997 - 2000

1996 - 1997

1994 - 2014

1994 - 1999

1991 - 1993

 

 

 

 

 

1988 - 1991

Medical Director | A Chance to Grow, Minneapolis, MN

Advisory Committee | Center for Integrative Health & Wellness | Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN

Healing Touch Supervising Physician | Methodist Hospital, St. Louis Park, MN

Medical Advisory Board | Newbridge Wellness Centers, Edina, MN

Courtesy Staff | Methodist Hospital, St. Louis Park, MN

Advisory Board | Complementary Medicine Member | Complimentary Medicine | park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park, MN

Director | Branch Medical Clinics | Naval Hospital, Great Lakes, IL

  • Medical Executive Committee

  • Personnel Management

  • Quality Assessment

  • Space Utilization

  • Total Quality Management

Medical Executive Committee | Quality Assurance Physician Advisor | CPR Committee Chairman | Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, CA

Teaching Appointments

1988 - 1991

2007 - 2008

Staff Attending | Department of Family Practice | Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, CA

Mentor | Minnesota School Districts #287 & #916 | Honors Mentor Connection 2008

Military Training

1974 - 1994

Commander | Medical Corps, Retired | United States Navy

Special Training
  • Obstetrical Ultrasound

  • Instructor, Advanced Pediatric Life Support

  • Instructor, Neonate Advanced Life Support

  • Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support

  • Provider, Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics

  • Provider, Advanced Trauma Life Support

  • Chiropractic Activator Manipulation

  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

  • Flight Surgeon, United States Navy

Honors & Awards
  • Active Teaching Award, Family Practice | Camp Pendleton, CA

  • Chief Resident, Department of Family Practice | Camp Pendleton, CA

  • Flight Surgeon of the Year | Naval Aviation Training Command

  • Flight Surgeon, U.S. Navy Flight | Demonstration Squadron (Blue Angels)

Professional Societies
  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians

  • Member, American College for the Advancement of Medicine

Speaking Engagements - Guest Speaker
  • Park Nicollet Medicine Group | "Chiropractic Activator Treatment" | January 1995

  • Park Nicollet Physical Therapy - St. Louis Park | "Chiropractic Activator Treatment" | May 1995

  • Park Nicollet Complementary Medicine Group | "The Clinical Application of Integrated Medicine - A Review of Patient Examples with Cost Comparisons" | March 1996

  • Park Nicollet Medical Clinic - Burnsville | "Integrated Medical Approach" | August 1996

  • Park Nicollet Physical Therapy - Burnsville | "Chiropractic Activator Treatment" | December 1996

  • General Surgery Department - Methodist Hospital, St. Louis Park | Nutritional Medicine Overview | June 1997

  • Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program - Minneapolis | Health Promotion in Primary Care - Nutritional Medicine" | November 1997

  • Tamarack Senior Center's Alternative Health Discussion Group - Wayzata | "Nutritional Update" | February 1998

  • Northwestern College of Chiropractic - Homecoming 1998 | "The Changing Medical Culture" | February 1998

  • National Association of Orthopedic Nurses - Minnesota Twin Cities Chapter | "Holistic Medicine in the Clinical Setting" | March 1998

  • Oncology Department - Methodist Hospital, St. Louis Park | "Nutritional Medicine" | April 1998

  • Infinite Health Provider Network - St. Paul | "Fibromyalgia" | July 1998

  • Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. - Minnesota Chapter | "Nutrition - To Eat is Human - To Digest is Divine, The Inflammation Connection | October 1999

  • Dental Department - University of Minnesota, TMJ Section | "Eating to Prevent Inflammation" | February 2001

  • Fibromyalgia Support Group - Northfield Hospital's Health and Wellness Series | "Fibromyalgia and Nutrition" | March 2001

  • Elder Learning Institute of University of Minnesota - Minneapolis | "Your Health - Do You Have Control?" | May 2001

  • Valley Natural Foods Cooperative - Burnsville | "Cooking Physiology 101" | April 2002

  • Autism Society of Minnesota - Minnetonka | "Autism and Nutrition - Is There A Connection?" | May 2002

  • The Homestead Foundation - Clear Lake | "Autism and Nutrition - Is There A Connection?" | May 2002

  • Opportunity Village - Clear Lake | "Autism and Nutrition - Is There A Connection?" | July 2002

  • Normandale Community College - Bloomington | "Achieving Better Health Through Lifestyle and Nutrition" | October 2002