graduated WSU School of Medicine, 1977. Trained in Family Practice at Providence Hospital, 1977-1980. Spent seven years in full time private practice which included in-depth experience in managed care and serving as CEO of a multispecialty group. Entered full time teaching in 1987 and have directed a fellowship and three residencies. Earned a Master of Science in Business Administration from Madonna University in 1994. Certified in Family Practice, Geriatrics, Primary Care Sports Medicine and in Quality Assurance/Utilization Review. Currently direct a rotation in community oriented primary care, access to care for the underserved and managed care. This rotation is offered to trainees in Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Pediatrics.