Office Address:
559-B PRB# 6602, Nashville, TN 37232-6602

Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Cardiology


MD - Duke University School of Medicine
BS, Zoology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Postgraduate Training


Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Board and Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1987
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1983

Clinical Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • General Cardiology
Research Keywords
Ion channels, Signal transduction
Research Description

Ion channels are critical for normal electrical activity in cardiac and vascular smooth muscle, while even mild dysfunction can cause life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias in humans. The principal goal of our research is to investigate the signaling pro