of Behavioral Medicine
Joined Faculty: 1998
of West Florida (M.A.); University of Southern Mississippi (PhD)
in Clinical Psychology, LSU Medical School
Interests in Family Medicine: Anxiety
disorders, post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Interests Outside Medicine: Running,
Medicine Teaching Philosophy: Behavioral
medicine is an integral part of the Family Medicine curriculum because
approximately 1/4 to 1/2 of visits to family physicians are fueled
by some emotional distress or other behavioral issues.