Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas


JD from South Texas College Of Law
Fellowship at National Institutes Of Health
Advanced Training from Toronto General Hospital
Advanced Training from Queens University
Advanced Training from Toronto General Hospital
M.D. from Queens University


Certificate in Medical and Healthcare Management
Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians

Honors & Awards

Garland Walker Inn of Court, Barrister
The Order of the Lytae (legal honor society)
American Liver Foundation (ALF) 2001 Corporate Honoree, Los Angeles
Sagamore of the Wabash Gov. Frank O’Bannon, Indiana (awarded for excellence in patient care)

Professional Interests

  • Drug development in liver disease
  • Acute on chronic liver failure, hepatorenal syndrome
  • Clinical trial methodology and regulatory compliance
  • Conflicts of interest and fraud, clinical research
  • Protection of human subjects in clinical research
  • Evidence based medicine and critical appraisal education