College: Emory University, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, 1982.

Graduate School: Emory University, Master of Science in Physical Chemistry, 1982.

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, 1986.

Internship / Residency:
Internal Medicine, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals Program, 1989.

Nephrology, Clinical Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine, 1990.
Nephrology, Research Fellowship, University of Tennessee School of Medicine, 1992.

Current Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
Current Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, in Internal Medicine & Nephrology.


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