I graduated from Gannon University in Erie, PA in 1984.I graduated from The University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989. Family Medicine residency at Fort Bragg, NC. Then stationed at Ft. Sill, OK for 4 years. I was deployed to Haiti from Jan to June 1995 for Operation Uphold Democracy with the 47th Field Hospital from Ft. Sill. I was in Alaska at the Indian Health Service in Ketchikan in 1992. I was also at the Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas in July 1993. I have been with Caromont Family Medicine in Belmont, NC since July 1996. I am an Eagle Scout and have been active as a Boy Scout leader since 2003. I have served on the medical staff at the National Boy Scout Jamboree.