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Expert in Family Practice, Cross-Cultural Medicine, Addictionology, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics

Expert ID: 726902 Iowa, USA

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Expert has been a board certified Family Practitioner sine 1982. After five years in the Indian Health Service in New Mexico and Nebraska, he worked 22 continuous years in Iowa. Because of the nature of front line Family Practice, he has a great deal of experience with addictionology and sleep medicine. He has evolved a non coercive protocol for examining children. He averages more than 200 hours per year of Continuing Medical Education.

He has shifted career focus, and is now doing locum tenens work, untill June of 2011.

He is fluent in English and Spanish, and has a very broad general knowledge base.

He has done phone consultations regarding a number of developing medical devices and products.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Omaha, Nebraska - Sioux City, Iowa - Council Bluffs, Iowa - Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1979 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Year: 1972 Degree: BS Subject: Anthropology Institution: Yale University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1987 to 2010 Employer: Family Health Care of Siouxland Title: Physician Department: Morningside Clinic Responsibilities: He attends adult, pediatric, and obstetric patients at the clinic and in the hospital.
Years: 1985 to 1987 Employer: Indian Health Service Title: General Medical Officer Department: Winnebago PHS Hospital Responsibilities: He attended adult and pediatric patients in the hospital and clinic, and assisted the Tribal Health Department with disease prevention and health promotion. He was also the TB Control Officer for the Reservation.
Years: 1982 to 1985 Employer: Indian Health Service Title: General Medical Officer Department: ACL PHS Hospital Responsibilities: He attended adult and pediatric patients in the hospital and in the clinic, and obstetric patients in the hospital in Grants, New Mexico. He was also the TB Control Officer for the three Reservations
Years: 1979 to 1982 Employer: University of Wyoming Title: Family Practice Resident Department: Clinical Campus at Casper Responsibilities:

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1982 to 1987 Agency: Indian Health Service Role: Physician Description: He cared for sick patients, and served as consultant for the Winnebago Tribal Health Department. He was TB control officer at the Winnebago PHS Hospital in Winnebago, Nebraska, and at the ACL IHS Hospital in San Fidel, NM

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1993 to 1993 Country / Region: Cuba Summary: He served with a medical humanitarian aid mission.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
He belongs to the AMA, American Academy of Family Practice, Woodbury County Medical Association, Iowa Medical Association, Iowa Academy of Family Practice
Licenses / Certifications
He has active medical licenses in Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming. He has inactive medical licenses in New Mexico and Wisconsin. He is board certified by the American Academy of Family Practice
Professional Appointments
Privileges and credentials committee, St Luke's Regional Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa
Medical / Professional
He did his Family Practice Residency in Casper, Wyoming.
Publications and Patents Summary
He has three publications.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
He testified once as an expert witness
Marketing Experience
As a front line physician, he is in a unique position to see the actual application of technology and pharmaceuticals to actual patient care. As a bilingual physician in the Midwest, he has first hand knowledge of changing demographics.
Other Relevant Experience
Spanish fluency

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish His proficiency in Spanish affords conversation and education.
Navajo His conversational Navajo skills are rudimentary but usable (Navajo is not a foreign language).
Hebrew His knowledge of Hebrew is elementary.

Fields of Expertise

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