Where I Work and Trained

I have the privilege of working with a number of wonderful organizations.

During calendar year 2015, I am on sabbatical at the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, part of the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University in Melbourne.

My primary appointments are:

Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan, and

(I was promoted effective September 1, 2013.)

Research Scientist, HSR&D Center for Clinical Management Research at the Ann Arbor VA.

I am also closely involved as:

Faculty Associate, Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research

co-Director and Core Faculty, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Michigan and of the forthcoming National Clinician Scholars Program

Before I came to the University of Michigan, my education included:

1990 - 1994 A.B. from Princeton University in Molecular Biology with honors

1994 - 2002 University of Chicago Medical Scientist Training Program

M.D., Pritzker School of Medicine

Ph.D., Harris Graduate School of Public Policy

Dissertation: "In Sickness and In Health: Understanding the Effects of Marriage on Health" (Committee: N.A. Christakis (chair), R.T. Michael, L.J. Waite). Qualifying exam foci: Demographic Methods and Biostatistics, Demography of Marriage and Families, and the Political Economy of Organizations.

2002 – 2005 Resident, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

2005 – 2008 Fellow, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania