473 W 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 293-4925
Assistant Professor-Clinical, Pulmonary, Crit Care, & Sleep
Assistant Professor-Clinical, Neurology
Physician, FGP-Pulm, Crit Care, & Sleep
I am a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Medicine. I completed my neurology residency and sleep medicine fellowship at The Ohio State University. I then joined the faculty of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine on September 1, 2008 as a Clinical Assistant Professor. I have molded my career as a clinician educator and have worked to meet the goals of the Clinician Educator Track so I can be promoted to Associate Professor.
Teaching and Mentoring- I have been active in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate level. At the undergraduate level, I am heavily involved with medical student education. I am currently an Associate director of the Clinical Track and Advanced Competency Section of the Part 3 Academic Program Committee. This Committee is in charge of the fourth year of medical school curriculum development, implementation, and maintenance for the Lead Serve Inspire curriculum at the College of Medicine. I have also created education materials for the medical students in regards to sleep medicine. I have created articulate modules on sleep medicine for the Part 1 curriculum and conduct an interactive sleep case session three times a year during Part 2. I also am the course director for the sleep medicine elective offered to fourth year medical students. I have also created a sleep medicine interest group this past year in order to create interest as well as educate medical students about the field of sleep medicine. I have accumulated many positive teaching evaluations by students with regards to the modules and case discussion sessions that I present.
At the graduate education level, I was associate program director of the sleep medicine fellowship for 7 years before becoming program director. I was the first fellow to go through the fellowship program and then started right after graduation as the associate program director. Therefore, I was intimately involved in curriculum innovation and development. I am also the director of a new sleep medicine elective for the pulmonary critical care fellowship program that will be part of their core curriculum and created a sleep medicine didactic series for the neurology residency program.
On a regional level, I am co-director of our Annual Sleep Symposium that is constructed to educate sleep providers about the updates and innovations in sleep medicine. Yearly, we design the agenda, invite internationally know speakers, conduct, and collect feedback to continue to grow and improve our program each year.
On a national level, I have been invited to give lectures at International meetings on the topic of sleep medicine at meetings such as American College of Chest Physicians International Meeting and Med Net 21. I have also been invited to the National Residency Matching Program Meeting to give a work shop on our experience with the development of Clinical Tracks as part of the revised Lead Serve Inspire curriculum with the college of medicine. I am also a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Sleep Medicine Fellowship Directors Steering Committee. As a member of this committee, we are tasked with suggesting and creating programs/ideas to help advance fellowship program directors and fellowship programs in their position and educational mission. In this role, I have piloted a sleep medicine interest group at the medical student level. I have participated in the development of the webinar series for sleep medicine fellows put on by the AASM. We are currently working on a faculty development program to be implemented at the International SLEEP meeting for medical educators. We are also working on developing an informational newsletter for sleep medicine fellows.
Service- I have provided educational service to the University is a variety of ways. I am part of the Part 3 academic committee and one of the associate directors of the Clinical Track and Advanced Competency Section. We are part of the development and implementation of the innovative LSI curriculum for part 3 or the fourth year of medical school. I have also helped create a sleep medicine educational curriculum at the medical student level which is not a universal curriculum component in most medical schools. I have created the sleep medicine didactic series for the neurology residency program and participate in that series with administration of lectures. I am the course director for the sleep medicine elective that is offered to medical students and residents. As sleep medicine fellowship associate program and program director, I have been an integral part of the development of the fellowship curriculum and been active in the continued improvement of the program and its exposure in order to grow the national reputation of the program. I am also a member of the graduate medical education oversight subcommittee. As a member of this committee, we are tasked with developing metrics and methods of measurement of each metric for the graduate medical education programs of the university. This is in an effort to monitor programs for potential areas of deficiency and provide support to the programs to foster improvement.
Scholarship- I have participated in publications throughout my career. These are mainly in the forms of education about the field of sleep medicine as well as sharing the innovations of the lead serve inspire curriculum of the college of medicine. I have a total of 11 publications. I also have presented at national meetings on the topic of sleep medicine as well as sharing our clinical track model of the LSI curriculum.
Neurology;Sleep Medicine- in particular non invasive ventilation for neuromusuclar patients
|2015 - present||, Ohio State University College of Medicine.|
|2008 - present||Board Certified in Neurology: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology|
|2009 - present||Board Certified in Sleep Medicine: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology|
PAP Treatmentof Adult Patients with OSA
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome.
The Effects of Insomnia and Sleep Loss on Cardiovascular Disease
OSUNET: An artificial neural network sleep apnea prediction tool for in home and in lab polysomnography
Comparison of Adherence to CPAP Therapy in OSA Patients Diagnosed by In-Home versus In-Laboratory Sleep Tests
Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing and its Effects on Daytime Function
Clinical Track in Pedatrics: A Milestone Based Curriculum for the 4th Year in Undergraduate Medical Education
Comparison of OSA Clinical Prediction Tools in Patients Referred for Home Sleep Tests
|1999||B.S., Youngstown State University|
|2003||M.D., The Ohio State University|
5 minute Neurology Consults
|2012||Sleep Research Network Travel Award. Sleep Research Network.|