Certified December 17, 2020.
Medical School: University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth/Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Ohio Health Doctor's Hospital Columbus Ohio Specialty: Family Medicine
During my years as a medical student I was drawn to many different specialties for future residency training. I chose family medicine because of the impact of implementing preventative health interventions across all age ranges to affect beneficial health outcomes. After 21 years of practice in a variety of fields of family medicine, I stumbled across this exciting field of culinary medicine. I have always enjoyed cooking but now I am enthusiastic to have a new platform to present well researched evidence-based information on health outcomes with dietary intervention and food preparation to patients, fellow colleagues, friends and family members.
For the past 4 years I have been working for Optum/MedExpress as an onsite physician for the Employee Health and Wellness Center at JP Morgan Chase corporate centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Our team here at the Health and Wellness Center serve over 10,000 employees in the metroplex area. We also participate in corporate local, regional and national events to promote health education and healthcare initiatives. Health care in the corporate sector is a growing field and a great opportunity to provide health care & information for employees in the workplace.
Additional interests of mine are traveling, photography, scuba diving, environment, and wildlife conservation.