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Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
 

Moved to Cedar Falls, Iowa at age one
 

Graduated from Cedar Falls High School
 

Undergraduate education at the University of Northern Iowa
    B.A. in Biology (pre-med)
    B.A. in Psychology
    Minor in Chemistry
 

Graduate education at Des Moines University
 D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
 

Post-graduate education at the University of Iowa at Des Moines Internal Medicine Residency Program
 

Post-graduate Fellowship at the University of Iowa Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation Program
 

Married to Carrie, a Radiation Therapist
 

Pets include four rescue dogs (two rottweiler mixes, a black lab mix, a GSD mix) and a German Shepherd Dog (Argohof Shepherds).  Plus, five beehives this year (2019).
 

Interests include running, weight-lifting, gardening, traveling, beekeeping, fermentation, home/yard projects, acreage maintenance, attending live music shows, rescue dog foster (AHeinz57, GSDRI) and a rescue volunteer (AHeinz57), Arbor Day Foundation, Keep Iowa Beautiful, ARL.

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