EXPERIENCE

EMPLOYEMENT
        
OrthoTexas Physicians & Surgeons Partner January 2011 – Present

Associated Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Partner September 2006 – December 2010  Associate September 2003 – September 2006

University of Washington Seattle, Washington Hand and Microvascular Fellow August 2002 – July 2003

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Texas Orthopaedic Surgery Resident July 1997 – June 2002

Research Assistant University of Kansas School of Medicine Kansas City, Kansas A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Dose Response Trial of B1BR277SE in Patients with Mild to Moderate Hypertension, a Boehringer-Ingelhein Study – 1995

Community Health Project/ Duchesne Clinic and Southwest Boulevard Family Medicine Clinic Kansas City, Kansas Summer Intern 1994

The Center for Sportsmedicine Wichita, Kansas Summer Intern and Research Assistant 1991-1993Medical

EDUCATION

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Member - 2009
Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand        
 
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellow - 2006
Board Certification - July 2005
 
University of Washington School of Medicine

Seattle, Washington
August 2002 – July 2003
Hand and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship
 
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, Texas
July 1997 – June 2002
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
 
University of Kansas School of Medicine

Kansas City, Kansas
August 1993 – May 1997
Doctor of Medicine
 
Oklahoma State University Bachelor of Science and Mathmatics

Stillwater, Oklahoma
August 1989 – May 1993

 


  
ORGANIZATION

Medical School | Residency

International Surgery Elective – Magdeburg, Germany 1996

Graduation Committee – 1996-1997

Community Health Project – one of eleven student interns, 1994

Baby Doc  First Year Medical Student Survival Guide – revised for 1994 entering class
KUMC Run-n-Walk – 1994 fund raiser for Children’s Development Unit

Lunar Society – 1993-1994 philosophical discussion group

History and Philosophy of Medicine Seminar – 1993

Kansas Health Foundation – member of student group to solicit funding for Community Health Project

Primary Care Initiative - member of student group to formulate funding priorities

Intramural Basketball, Volleyball, and Softball – 1993-1997

College

Arts and Sciences Honors Committee – one of two students per graduating class, 1989-1993

Honors Program – 1989-1993

Chi Omega Sorority – member 1989–1993, Vice-President 1991-1992

Blue Key Honorary Fraternity – Chaplain 1992, Vice-President 1993

Greek Rush Counselor – 1992

Arts and Sciences Freshman Orientation Class Assistant – 1991

Student Academic Mentor – 1991

Student Centennial Council Fundraising Chairperson – 1989-1990

Oklahoma State Teleconferencing – appeared in productions on campus safety and college recruitment, 1990

Homecoming Committee – 1989

Community Service – Adopt-a Highway, Crop Walk Food Drive, nursing home, battered women’s shelter, humane society
Intramural Basketball, Flag Football, Cross Country, and Softball – 1989-1993
 
 


HONORS AND AWARDS

Graduation Speaker at Thomas More-Prep Marian High School – May 2000

Alpha Omega Alpha – 1996

Helmuth Sprinz Award - 1997

University of Kansas Endowment Scholarship – 1993-1997

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Scholarship – 1989-1993 all inclusive academic scholarship
Top Ten Senior Oklahoma State University – 1993

Who’s Who Among American College Students – 1993

President’s and Dean’s Honor Rolls – 1989-1993

General Honors Award – 1992

Oklahoma State Homecoming Queen Quarter-Finalist – 1991

Pi Mu Epsilon – Mathematics Honorary Fraternity, 1991

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Nominee – one of Oklahoma State’s two nominees, 1991

Top Ten Freshman Woman Oklahoma State University – 1990

Greater University Fund Golden Phone Club – marketed over $175,000 for academics 1989-1993
Robert C. Byrd Scholarship - 1989