University of TN, BS in Pharmacy (1980), Doctor of Pharmacy (1982)

Medical education:

University of TN, Doctor of Medicine (1987)


Internal Medicine, East TN State University (1987-1990)


Gastroenterology, University of Kentucky (1991-1993)

Board certifications:
  • Gastroenterology, 2005 (recertified 2017)
  • Internal Medicine, 2005 (recertified 2017)
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Gastroenterology
Additional Details:
  • Staff Physician – VAMC, Mountain Home, TN (1990-1991)
  • Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Family, Internal and Rural Medicine, The University of Alabama, College of Community and Health Sciences