University of California, Davis
--Fellowship in Endocrinology‑ July 1984 – June 1986
University of California, Irvine‑Long Beach VA
-- Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine July 1981–June 1984
Loma Linda University Jan 1981 – Dec 1981
--Doctor of Medicine awarded Dec 1981
University of Guadalajara Jan 1975 – Dec 1980
University of California, Santa Barbara
--Bachelor of Arts in Biology awarded Sep 1977
Current and Previous Appointments
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine,
University of California at San Francisco (since 1991-2015)
Nephrology Advisory Committee‑Fresno Community Hospital
Nominating Committee‑Fresno Madera Medical Society
President American Diabetes Association, San Joaquin Valley Chapter
Ethics Committee Fresno Community Hospital
Saint Agnes Medical Center
Community Regional Medical Center - Fresno
Clovis Community Hospital
Medical Organization Memberships
Fellowship American College of Physicians
California Medical Association
Fresno‑Madera Medical Association
State of California‑License to practice as a physician and surgeon
Certified Diabetes Educator, November 1986
American Board of Internal Medicine‑ Board Certified
Subspecialty in Endocrinology and Metabolism, Nov.1987
American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certified
Specialty of Internal Medicine, Nov. 1984
New England Journal, Controlled Trial of Transurethral Alprostadil in Diabetic and Non Diabetic Men with Chronic Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence)‑ published Jan. 2, 1997‑pages 1‑7.
Principle author‑American Diabetes Association ‑Presentation June 4, 1996
Multicenter Double‑blind, Placebo‑controlled Trial of Transurethral Alprostadil In Diabetic and Nondiabetic Men with Chronic Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence)
Treatment of Chronic Erectile Dysfunction with Transurethral Alprostadil in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Men, Norwood et al. Diabetologia (1997)40:[Suppl 1]: I‑V, page 591
Long term use of oseltamivir for the prophylaxis of influenza in a vaccinated frail elderly population. Journal of American Geriatrics Society Year 2001
Diabetes Care 2006; 29(5): 1016-1023. ©2006 American Diabetes Association, Inc. Posted 5/12/05 “Improvement of Glycemic Control, Triglycerides, and HDL Cholesterol Levels with Muraglitazar, a Dual (α/y) Peroxisone Proliferator-Activated Receptor Activator, in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes inadequately controlled with Metformin Monotherapy;
Diabetes Care 2003 26:1701-1705, ©2003 American Diabetes Association, Inc. “The efficacy and Safety of Dermagraft in Improving the Healing of Chronic Diabetic Foot Ulcers”
Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism: Inhaled Insulin: A Clinical Perspective with Emphasis of EXUBERA® May 2007, Volume 2 No. 3 Pages 313-320.
Endojournals.org Randomized Study to Characterize Glycemic Control and Short-Term Pulmonary Function in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Receiving inhaled insulin Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 2007
Diabetes – Safety of Exenatide once weekly in patients with type II diabetes treated with a thiazolidinedione. 70th Scientific Session.2010 715-P
Doctors Guide to the Internet-Presentation September 13, 2005 “Impressive Efficacy and Safety Results seen with Inhaled Insulin (Exubera) in Type 1 Diabetics: Present at EASD.
Helsinki, Finland at the International Diabetes Federation is July of 1997.
Case Presentation Pregnancy Post Sheehans syndrome American College of Physicians
Over 225 Clinical trials as Principal Investigator at Valley Research.
Distinction of fellowship in the American College of Physicians was awarded 1992 for continued research and medical teaching.
Lecturer at numerous medical meetings mostly on the topics of hypertension, diabetes, depression, erectile dysfunction and obesity.
Contributor to the American Board of Internal Medicine‑ I help formulate and evaluate questions for the certification examination for the endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism section of the boards.
Honorary Speaker at many clubs and organizations: i.e. Rotary Club, Unitary Club, Elks, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
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