Double board certified Child and Adult Psychiatrist; Residency and Child Psychiatry fellowship training: University of Louisville Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Medical News Medstar "Physician of the Year-2009" award-March, 2009; Distinguished Fellow Award - by American Psychiatric Association for excellence in Psychiatry-2007; Outstanding achievement and leadership awards; President's volunteer service award- Global Service Corps for outstanding volunteerism;Disaster humanitarian relief work and short-term intensive medical missions: Thailand tsunami; Katrina hurricane evacuees relief in Houston, Texas; Mt. Pinatubo volcanic eruption relief - Philippines; orphaned children of AIDS-Africa (Zimbabwe, Uganda, Chad); Alajuelita, Costa Rica medical mission.
Chief Medical Officer - Child Psychiatric Services, Seven Counties Services, Kentucky; Supervisory Medical officer- and Clinical Director- Pine Ridge Hospital. Medical Director-Ottawa County CMH- Michigan-present