My research interests mainly are centered on care of children in the pediatric cardiac ICU, including ways to better care for our population by improving quality and assisting others in enrolling patients in clinical trials.
School of Medicine,
Fellowship Education, Cardiac Intensive Care
My clinical interests include care of neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients with congenital heart disease before and after cardiac surgery,children with heart disease requiring critical care, and outpatient evaluation of children with possible or known heart disease.
My personal time is mainly spent with my teenage children and their myriad of activities. We have a dog and a horse which round out our family!
I mainly volunteer at my kids' schools and also at our church. I have also volunteered at a local horse rescue with my daughter.
Public Speaking Yes
I have spoken professionally to pediatrician and nursing groups regarding evaluation of common cardiac complaints in children.
MD, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
BS, Southern Methodist University (TX)
Loyola University Program
Loyola University Program, Pediatrics (1997)
Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Pediatric Cardiology
Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation/ Heart Failure