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Professional Affiliations



Alpha Omega Alpha
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Castroviejo Corneal Society
Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists
Eye Bank Association of America Paton Society
Hennepin County Medical Society
International Intra-Ocular Implant Club
International Society for Refractive Surgery
Kansas Medical Society
Lambda Sigma Honor Society
Minneapolis Ophthalmology Society
Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology
Minnesota Medical Association
National Sjogren's Syndrome Association
Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group
Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology
Pediatric Keratoplasty Association
Phy Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemistry Society
Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
Refractive Surgery Interest Group, AAO
St. Paul Ophthalmology Society
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
University of Kansas Alumni Association
University of Kansas Medical Alumni Association

Allina Institutional Review Board
1993 – 2009

Consultant to:  Allina Institutional Review Board
2009 - present

Director, Phillips Eye Institute
Corneal, External Disease, Refractive Surgery and Glaucoma Fellowship Program
1993 – 2011

Co -Director, Phillips Eye Institute
Corneal, External Disease, Refractive Surgery and Glaucoma Fellowship Program
2012 - Present

Director of Refractive Surgery, St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center
1993 - 2011

Director of Refractive Surgery, Regions Hospital
1997 - present

Phillips Eye Institute Education Committee
1993 - present

Phillips Eye Institute Quality Improvement Committee
1993 - 1999

Director, St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center Ophthalmology Residency Program, University of Minnesota Affiliated Hospital     
1994 - 1997

Director, Regions Hospital Ophthalmology Residency Program University of Minnesota Affiliated Hospital
1997 - 2004

Eye Bank Association of America International Relations Committee
1994 - 1996

International Society of Refractive Surgery Corneal Topography Committee
1994 - 1999

Vice President, St. Paul Ophthalmology Society
1994-1995

President, St. Paul Ophthalmology Society
1995-1997    

Vice President, Minneapolis Ophthalmology Society
1995-1996    

President, Minneapolis Ophthalmology Society
1996-1997

Eye Bank Association of America Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee
1996 - 1998

Eye Bank Association of America Membership Committee
1996 - 1998

Medical Director, Laser Vision Center at Phillips Eye Institute
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1996 - present

Co-Medical Director, Laser Vision Centers, Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri
1998 - 2002

Chairman, International Society of Refractive Surgery
Pre-AAO Events Subcommittee
1997 - 2000

Cornea Section Editorial Board, Ocular Surgery News
1997 - present
        
International Society of Refractive Surgery Continuing Education Committee
1997 - 2000

Program Co-Chairman, International Society for Refractive Surgery
Pre-AAO Conference, San Francisco, California
October 1997             

USA Representative, International Society of Refractive Surgery
International Committee
1997 - 1998

AAO Events Chair, International Society of Refractive Surgery
1997 - 1998

Eye Care America (National Eye Care Program, Seniors Eye Care Program) Volunteer
1997 - present    

Program Chair, International Society of Refractive Surgery
Pre-AAO Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
November 1998

Education Committee Chairman, International Society for Refractive Surgery
1998 - 2000

American Academy of Ophthalmology Program Committee
1999 - 2003
    
International Society of Refractive Surgery Board of Directors
1999 - 2003

American Academy of Ophthalmology Refractive Surgery Interest Group Planning Committee
1999 - 2000

Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Scientific Programs and Continuing Medical Education Committee
1999 - 2003

Ocular Surgery News
Editorial Board  
1999 - present

Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Board of Directors
2000 - 2005

Journal of Refractive Surgery Editorial Board
2000 - Present
            
Refractive Surgery Quarterly
Editorial Board
2001- present

Vision & Aging
Editorial Board
2001- 2002

American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting Program Committee
Chair:  Refractive Surgery Subcommittee
2001 – 2003

Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists
Publications Committee Chair
2002 - 2005

Clinical Advisory Group, TLC Vision, Inc.
2002 - present

Ophthalmology Management
Editorial Board
2002 - present

Review of Ophthalmology
Editorial Board
2002 - present

American Academy of Ophthalmology Ophthalmic Knowledge Base Panel for Refractive Management/Intervention
2002 - 2009

Advising Member of the University of Minnesota Clinical Research Graduate Faculty
2004 – present

Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology Commissioner for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
2004-2009

Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Editorial Board
2004 - present

American Academy of Ophthalmology:  Development Committee for the Practicing     Ophthalmologists Curriculum
2004 - 2009

Focal Points
Editorial Review Board Consultant  
2004 – 2009

Journal of Refractive Surgery
Associate Editor
2005 - present

JCAHPO Task Force ASCRS Planning Committee
2006 – 2008

Clinical and Surgical Education Committee, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology.
2007-2008

Ocular Surgery News
Cornea/External Disease Section Editor  
2009 to present

International Society of Refractive Surgery/American Academy of Ophthalmology Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day Planning Committee.  
2009-2013

International Society of Refractive Surgery/American Academy of Ophthalmology Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day Program Director.
 2011-2012

Techniques in Ophthalmology
Editorial Board
2009 to present

Item Review Sub-Committee
American Academy of Ophthalmology
2010-present    

Senior National Medical Adviser, TLCVision
2010 to present

Education Committee Chairman,
Phillips Eye Institute
2010 – 2011

Vice Chairman, Phillips Eye Institute
2012
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