Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, B.A. (Biology) 1983
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, M.D. 1990
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Ph.D. (Genetics) 1990
Scientific and clinical positions and experience:
|1981-1983||Undergraduate Student with Professor Richard Morimoto, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology, Northwestern University. Mammalian Heat Shock Gene Transcription.|
|1983-1990||Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Iowa College of Medicine.|
|1985-1989||Graduate Student with Dr. John Donelson, Department of Biochemistry and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Iowa. Molecular Genetics and Immunobiology of Parasite Heat Shock Proteins.|
|1990-1995||Resident Physician, Clinical Pathology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital.|
|1990-||Professor of Pathology and Microbiology-Immunology, Northwestern University. Associate Professor (1996-2007). Assistant Professor (1995-1996). Research Assistant Professor (1990-1995).|
|1995-||Director, Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D.-Ph.D. Program), Northwestern University.|
|2006-||Co-Director, T32 Predoctoral and K12 Postdoctoral Training Programs of the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Science (NU-CATS) Program, Northwestern University.|
|1996-2001||Director, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Northwestern Memorial Hospital.|
|2001-||Attending Pathologist, Diagnostic Molecular Biology Laboratory, Northwestern Memorial Hospital.|
|1990-||Investigator, Center for Genetic Medicine, Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center, Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, Interdepartmental Immunobiology Center, Center for Biotechnology, Biomedical Informatics Training Program, Center for Drug Discovery and Chemical Biology and Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University.|
Awards and Honors
Richter Undergraduate Research Award, Northwestern University.
American Federation for Clinical Research/Merck, Sharp and Dohme M.D. Ph.D. Fellow.
American Federation for Clinical Research Trainee Investigator Award.
Established Investigator of the American Heart Association (1996-2001).
Joost Award Finalist for Outstanding Medical Student Teaching (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007).
Appointed to the Midwest Crossroads Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) (2005).
Elected President of the National Association of M.D./Ph.D. Programs (2007-2008).
Elected Fellow of the American Heart Association (2007).
Elected Member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (2007).
Elected Member of the American Association of University Pathologists “Pluto Society” (2007).
Amgen Outstanding Investigator Award of the FASEB American Society for Investigative Pathology (2008).
Service and Advisory Positions
American Heart Association Microbiology and Immunology, 2003-present (Co-Chair 2007-2008)
NIH Basic Research Training-A Study Section, 2002-2009
NIH Pathogenic Eukaryotes Study Section, 2004-2010
NIH Cardiovascular A Study Section Ad Hoc, 2001-2004
NIH Clinical and Integrative Cardiovascular Science Study Section Ad Hoc, 2004-present
NIH Atherosclerosis & Inflammation of the Cardiovascular System Study Section Ad Hoc 2004-present
NIH Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Review Committee Study Section Ad Hoc 2006-present
Department of the Army PRMRP Review Committee, 2003-2005
Volkswagen Foundation Study Section, 2000
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Med Into Grad Research Training Program, 2005-2006
Consultant to University of Iowa Medical Scientist Training Program (1994)
Consultant to University of Wisconsin M.D.-Ph.D. Program (1998)
University of Iowa College of Medicine Alumni Board of Advisors to the Dean of the College (1998-2005; Chairman 2001-2004)
External Advisory Board, Fogarty Infectious Disease Training Grant, Albert Einstein