Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Research Collaborator, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Knowledge and Evaluation Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Areas of expertise:  evidence based medicine, shared decision making, patient-clinician communication

Research program:  Patient centered endocrinology trough evidence based medicine (practice assessment, evidence synthesis) and shared decision making.    Other interests include evaluation of diagnosis and follow up strategies with the goals of decreasing overdiagnosis, overtreatment and unnecessary follow up.

Clinical and research interest:  Special topics of interest within endocrinology include management and diagnosis of thyroid nodules and primary hyperparathyroidism.  Link to publications: