Staff Appointments (also Committees and Boards)

1976 - 1984 Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, Assistant Instructor, Dept. Of Chemistry

1981 - 1984 Ambucare Clinic, 119 S. Washington Street, Marion, IN, Clinical Physician

1989 - 1992 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX, Assistant Professor, Dept. Of Pathology

1989 - 1992 Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX, Assistant Director, Clinical Hematology Laboratory

1989 - 1992 Zale Lipshy University Hospital, Dallas, TX, Medical Director, Clinical Laboratory

1990 - 1992 Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX, Director of Special Coagulation Laboratory

1990 - 1992 Zale Lipshy University Hospital, Dallas, TX, Chairman, Surgical Case Quality Assurance Committee

1992 - 2001 Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology

1992 - 2001 The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, Clinical Pathologist, Division of Clinical Chemistry

1993 - 1999 The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, Director, Clinical Pathology Quality Improvement

1993 - 1995 The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, TX, Medical Director of the Clinical Laboratory

1995 - 2001 Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Houston, TX, Medical Director of Laboratories

1995 - 1998 The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, Medical Director, Clinical Pathology Laboratories

1997 - 2001 Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, Texas, Medical Director

1997- Present Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, Texas Institutional Review Board

2001 – 2015 St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas Clinical Pathology, Director of Coagulation and Chemistry Labs and Blood Donor Center

2001- 2015 St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas Institutional Review Board

2001- 2015 St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas Transfusion Committee and Transfusion Subcommittee

2001- 2015 St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas Coronary Care Committee

2002-2013 St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas Clinical Information Management Advisory Committee

2001- 2002 Texas Medical Association Alternate Delegate (Harris County Medical Society)

2002- Present Texas Medical Association Delegate (Harris County Medical Society)

2002-2004 Texas Medical Association Chairman, Blood and Tissue Usage Committee

2002-2007 Texas Medical Association Member, Blood and Tissue Usage Committee

2003-2015 Texas Heart Institute Cardiovascular Pathology

1998-Present Member, Board of Directors SAS Foundation, Texas (501 c. 3)

2004-Present Vice President, External Affairs SAS Clinic, Kampala, Uganda

2004-Present Section Editor- Coagulation Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

2007- 2015 Anticoagulation Subcommittee St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

2007- 2008 Medical Executive Committee St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX

2008- 2013 CAP Coagulation Resource Committee

Education

1967 - 71 High School - Melbourne Central Catholic, Melbourne, FL

1971 - 74 Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, B.S. (Biology, Chemistry)

1975 - 77 Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, Dept. Of Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)

1977 - 81 Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, M.D.

1995 - 97 University of Houston at Clear Lake,Houston, Texas, Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Professional Experience

1981 - 84 Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, Dept. Of Biochemistry -Graduate courses in Biochemistry

1982 - 84 Lilly Lab for Clinical Research, Indianapolis, IN, Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology -Hematology Research

1984 - 89 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX, Residency in Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical), Dept. Of Pathology

1987 - 88 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX, Fellowship in Hematopathology and Thrombosis Research 

Medical Licensure

Texas, #H7113, current

Indiana, #01030706 

FLEX (February 20, 1981)

Medicare UPIN #E14234

Medicare Individual ID #80T752

NPI # 1336101526

Specialty Board Certifications

American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, September, 1989)

American Board of Pathology (Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, July, 1998)

Research Grants

Platelet Proteomics: I: To map the impact of coronary artery bypass on platelet biology; II: To map the impact of time on the proteome of platelets stored at 22o C. Mc Donald Fund Grant; St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital/Texas Heart Institute; 2004-2008

Honors and Awards

Board Governor, College of American Pathologists (10/2003 - 10/2009) I served on the governing board for the maximum two three-year terms. I chaired the nominating committee twic and chaired the Federal and State Affairs committee and the Council on Scientific Affairs.

President, Texas Society of Pathologists (10/1999 - 10/2000)

President, Texas Society of Cytology (01/1988 - 01/1989)

President, Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists (10/1992 - 10/1993)
 

Memberships in Professional Societies

American Association of Blood Banks

American Association of Clinical Chemistry

American Medical Association

American Society of Clinical Pathology

College of American Pathologists

Harris County Medical Society

Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists

Texas Medical Association

Texas Society of Pathology