Hometown: Wichita, Kansas.
Why I chose a career in medicine: I loved science and interacting with people. I thought that medicine gave me the best opportunity to combine my two passions.
If I hadn't gone into medicine I would be: A teacher/coach.
What I am most proud of: Being awarded the Founder's Medal from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Volunteer activities: Volunteer dermatologist for the NCAA Division I wrestling championship.
Hobbies and interests: NFL football, college basketball, golf and running.