I was born in Blytheville, Arkansas on May 29, 1950. I attended Villanova University and the Howard University College of Medicine. Primary Care internship and residency were completed at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA, a Harvard University affiliated hospital. My fellowship in Rheumatology was completed at the Washington Hospital Center in August, 1981. I am board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. I look forward to helping you maintain the best health possible. Please call my office anytime for additional information. I look forward to meeting you.