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Faculty Appointments:

Professor: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Affiliate Professor: Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

​Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark, DE

Editorial Board Positions:

Editorial Board, Laryngoscope, 2008-

Surgical Oncology, 2013-

Editorial Board, Scientific World Journal, 2011-2017

Editorial Board, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2009-12

Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Oncology, 09-11

Editorial Board, International Journal of Head & Neck Science, 17-

Specialty Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology

Postgraduate Training:

​Resident in Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary,
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1983-86

Resident in Surgery, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, California, 1982-83

Intern in Surgery, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1981-82


Thomas Jefferson University, MD, 1977-81

University of Delaware, B.A. (Biology), 1973-77

​National Institute of Health R01 Grant:2012-2016, Principal Investigator

Functional Assembly of Salivary Cells to Relieve Xerostomia National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research: R01DE022969

Licensure: Delaware


Phi Beta Kappa, 6/1/77
Distinguished Alumnus, Department of Biological Sciences, Graduation Exercises, University of Delaware, 5/30/08
Star Journal Reviewer, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck J, 10/4/09
Honor Award of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 9/26/2010 
University of Delaware College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Achievement Award, 6/4/10    
Top Doctors, Delaware Today, 10/17, 10/16, 10/13,10/12, 10/10, 10/09, and previous years

Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies:

National Societies:

Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Fellow of the American Head and Neck Society
Fellow of the Triological Society

Local Societies:

Delaware Medical Society, member
New Castle County Medical Society, member  

National Scientific Committees:

Quality Committee, American Head and Neck Society (2006-2009, renewed 2009-)
Endocrine Surgery Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (2008-2012), Member
Endocrine Surgery Committee, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (2012-2016), Consultant
Endocrine Surgery Committee, American Head & Neck Society (2017-)