State of Mississippi, #060617,
State of Texas, #H3657,
Important Military Assignments:
Officer – in – Charge Intensive Care Unit, USAF Hospital Luke, 1981 – 1983, Luke AFB, AZ Infectious Disease Committee, USAF Hospital Luke, 1981- 1983, Luke AFB, AZ Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, USAF Hospital Luke, 1981 – 1983, Luke AFB, AZ Training Officer,Pulmonary Disease Service, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, 1985 – 1986 Assistant Chief and Research Coordinator, Pulmonary Disease Service, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, 1985 – 1987
Operation “Just Cause”, 1988
Operation “Desert Storm”, 1991
Other Major Professional
Certified Instructor – Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
Certified Instructor – Advanced Trauma Life Support
Established First Air Force Hospice, Luke AFB, AZ
Established “Better Breathing Club (COPD Support Group),
Wilford Hall USAF Hospital, Lackland AFB, TX 1985 – 1987
Established Sleep Disorders Lab – Wilford Hall USAF Hospital,
Lackland AFB, TX, 1988
Fellowship: Pulmonary Diseases: Wilford Hall USAF
Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX, 1983 – 1985.
Chief Resident: Jackson VA Med.
Center, Jackson, MS, 1981 (partial year).
Residency: Internal Medicine, Univ. of Mississippi Med. Center,
VA Med. Center, Jackson, MS, 1979 – 1981
Internship: Internal Medicine, Univ. of Mississippi Med.
Center, Jackson, MS, 1978 – 1979.
Education:B.S., 1974: University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS.
M.D., 1978: Univ. of Miss. Med. Center, Jackson, MS.
Board Certification:Diplomate: ABIM, 1981, #83878
Diplomate: ABIM, Pulmonary Diseases, 1986, #83878
Diplomate: ABIM, Critical Care Medicine, 1987, #83878
Professional Association:Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
American Thoracic Society
American Lung Association
Member, ALA/ATS Research Grant Review Committee,
1999 – 2003
The Oxygen Society
American Federation for Clinical Research
American Federation for Clinical Research, Southern
Society of Critical Care Medicine
American Society of Transplant Physicians
American College of Physicians
American Heart Association
American Sleep Disorders Association
Texas Transplant Society
Member, Bylaws Committee, 1996 –
Member, Membership Committee, 1996 –
American Lung Association of Texas
Fundraiser, 1996 –
Texas Thoracic Society
President, 1998 –
President-elect, 1996 – 1998
Vice President, 1995 – 1996
Society of Air Force Physicians
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