Born and raised in Dyess, AR. This is the home of Johnny Cash. Located in NE AR north of Memphis, TN. Dyess was the first planned community and a WPA project in the early 30's under the Roosevelt Administration. Fascinating history. Attened ASU in Jonesboro, AR and then UAMS in Little Rock. Residency in Family Medicine at UAMS AHEC-NW Family Practice Residency Program in Fayetteville, AR. Married Anita Kirk and have 3 boys, twins, David and John and then Andrew. Have practice Family Medicine as an academic career all of my career. Love men's choral singing and am a founding member of the "Singing Men of Arkansas" a 60 voice men's acapella chorus (www.singingmenofarkansas.org). I love chronic disease management, men's health, procedural medicine, health policy, health system disign, photography, gardening and landscaping, travel, Razorback Football, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field and anything Razorback.