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 Dr. Hauge has been in continuous full-time practice of adult neurosurgery in Knoxville, Tennessee since 1990. He is currently in active neurosurgical practice with Neurosurgical Associates in Knoxville.

Dr. Hauge was born and raised in Fairmont, West Virginia. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from The College of Wooster, Wooster Ohio in 1977. He subsequently received a Master of Science (Research) from the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri in 1982. He received his M.D. degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown, West Virginia in 1984. He completed a 6 year general surgery internship and neurosurgical residency at Hospitals and Clinics of the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Georgia from 1984-1990.

He was certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 1994 and actively participates in their Maintenance of Certification process. He has an unrestricted medical license in Tennessee. He has previously published a number of neuroanatomical/ neurophysiological papers in peer reviewed journals.

Dr. Hauge’s 30 year neurosurgical practice has focused on general adult neurosurgery including cranial, spine, and peripheral nerve disorders. A large part of his practice has been devoted to Gamma knife radiosurgery/ Neuro-oncology since 2005. He has an extensive experience in Worker’s Compensation and evaluation of patient’s involved in motor vehicle accidents and other traumas. He has extensive experience in independent medical evaluations, medical record review of insurance cases, and has served as an expert witness in these cases as well as medical malpractice cases.

Dr. Hauge has served in multiple administrative and clinical positions in the hospital, private practice, and community setting over the last 30 years.

Read more about Dr. Hauge below.

Neurosurgeon Expert Witness Dr. David Hauge
CURRICULUM VITAE
David H. Hauge M.Sc. M.D. FAANS FACS

Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery

Biographical Data

Date of Birth: January 29, 1955

Place of Birth: Fairmont, West Virginia

Details of Education

High School:

Fairmont Senior High School

Fairmont, West Virginia 1969 – 1973 

High School Diploma, 1973

College:

College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio 1973 – 1977

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Biology, 1977

Postgraduate:

School of Medicine, Saint Louis University

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

St. Louis, Missouri

Graduate Fellow 1978 – 1980

Master of Science (Research)

Anatomy (Neuroanatomy) 1982

Professional:

West Virginia University School of Medicine Morgantown, West Virginia   1980 – 1984

Doctor of Medicine Degree, 1984

Hospitals and Clinics of the Medical College of Georgia

Augusta, Georgia   

Intern in General Surgery 1984-85

Resident in Neurological Surgery   1985 – 1988

Chief Resident in Neurological Surgery   1988-1989

Senior Resident in Neurological Surgery assigned to the Department of Physiology and Endocrinology

School of Medicine 1989 – 1990 (Research year)

Current Occupation
Neurosurgeon

Neurosurgical Associates, P.C.
Suite 200
9314 Park West Blvd.
Knoxville, Tennessee 37923-4344

Phone: 865- 694-0577                                                                                                                        
Fax: 865-694-4720                                                                                                                       
April 1, 2017-present

Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants of East Tennessee, P.C.
Suite 200
9314 Park West Blvd.
Knoxville, Tennessee 37923
Phone:  865-694-0577
Fax:  865-694-4720
July 1, 1990- April 1, 2017
(Corporation dissolved April 5, 2018)

Positions and Responsibilities while employed with Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants of East Tennessee:

  • Elevated to partner status, July 1992
  • Managing partner of group, 2000 – 2001 (rotating one year position)
  • Named Corporate Compliance Officer October 1998 – October 2003
  • Initiated and developed corporate compliance program encompassing all aspects of the practice.
  • Developed E/M template guides for both new and established patients.
  • Initiated and supervised E/M audits 1999 to 2017
  • Initiated and developed implementation of HIPAA program from 2002 to October of 2004.
  • Served as Chief of Surgery, Baptist Hospital West/Baptist Hospital for Women, January 2003 to January 2004.
  • Served as Chief of Staff Elect, Baptist Hospital West/Baptist Hospital for Women, 2004.
  • Chairman of Credentials Committee, Baptist Hospital West/Baptist Hospital for Women. As chairman of this committee also served as Chairman of Vascular Ad Hoc Committee responsible for guiding the development of credentialing guidelines for endovascular treatment techniques used by cardiologists, radiologists, and general vascular surgeons.
  • Medical Director of Baptist Regional Gamma Knife Center, Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee, July 4, 2004 – December 31, 2010.
  • Chief of Staff, Baptist Hospital West/Baptist Hospital for Women, 2005.
  • Managing Partner, Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants of East Tennessee, November 16, 16, 2004 – December 31, 2005, (rotating one year position), named to President, Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants of East Tennessee, P.C., November 16, 2004.
  • Elected to Baptist Healthcare System Board of Directors, two-year term, January 1, 2006 – December 31, 2007.
  • Appointed to Baptist Healthcare Systems/Wellspring partners Physician Advisory Council – June 2007 – December 2007.
  • Appointed to Baptist Healthcare Systems/Wellspring partners Physician Steering Committee – July 2007 – December 2007.
  • Appointed to Mercy Health Partners Physicians Advisory Committee – January 1, 2008.
  • Appointed to Mercy Health Partners Quality, Safety and Professional Relations Committee – January 1, 2008.
  • Managing Partner, Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants of East Tennessee, P.C., January 1, 2008, to December 31, 2009 (one year rotating position)
  • Appointed to Covenant Health Physicians Advisory Council, January 2009-2016.
  • Appointed Medical Director of Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center Gamma Knife Center at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, December 18, 2010 to present.
  • Member of Gamma Knife transition team for Ft. Sanders Regional Gamma Knife Center at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, Knoxville, Tennessee – August 1, 2010 – December 31, 2011.  Participated in transfer of Gamma Knife Radiosurgical services from Mercy Riverside Hospital Center.  Coordinated development of policies and procedures manual, participated in construction and implementation of Gamma Knife Radiosurgical suite, responsible for coordinating recruitment and credentialing of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery participating neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists.
  • Member, Neurosciences Quality Committee, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, January 2011- present
  • Managing partner, Neurosurgery & Spine Consultants of East Tennessee, P.C., January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013 (rotating position).
  • Covenant Health Neuro/Stroke Service Line Committee, January 2015- present
  • Member ,Perioperative Executive Steering Committee, Parkwest Medical Center, October 2017- Present
  • Member, Medical Executive Committee, Parkwest Medical Center, January 1, 2019-present
  • Managing Partner, Neurosurgical Associates, April 1, 2019- present
  • Consultant, RTI Technologies, August 2019-present
  • Trustworthy and Reliable Designation- Nuclear Regulatory Agency -Gamma Knife
  • CEO Neuro-Care Resources and Consulting, PLLC January 28, 2020- present
Hospital Affiliation

Attending Neurosurgeon
Park West Medical Center,
Knoxville, Tennessee, July 1990 – present

Attending Neurosurgeon
Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center
Knoxville, Tennessee 1998 – 2000; November 2010- Present
(Gamma Knife Center)

Attending Neurosurgeon
Baptist Hospital West/Baptist Hospital for Women
Knoxville, Tennessee 2003 – May 1, 2009

Consulting Neurosurgeon
Baptist Hospital West/Baptist Hospital for Women
Knoxville, Tennessee May 1, 2009 – December 31, 2009
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery privileges only.

Attending Neurosurgeon
Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee, July 1990 – July 2008

Attending Neurosurgeon
St. Mary’s Memorial Medical Center
Knoxville, Tennessee May 2008 – December 31, 2008

Attending Neurosurgeon
Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center
Knoxville, Tennessee November 1, 2010 – present

Attending Neurosurgeon
Turkey Creek Medical Center
Knoxville Tennessee, July 2018-present

Board Certifications/Licensure

American National Board of Medical Examiners
June 1985

American Board of Neurological Surgery Certification
Examination, part I Passed for Credit
March 1987 and March 1988.

American Board of Neurological Surgery Oral Boards Certified
May 1994 (non-time limited certificate).

Voluntary participation in Maintenance of Certification
2013-present

Medical License Georgia
1985 permanent #028170
Renewed 1990 (inactive)

Medical License Tennessee
1990 #020514
DEA Number: Available upon request
NPI: 1417946559

Awards & Honors
Honors recognition for Senior Independent Study Thesis, “Changes in Blood glucose, Plasma Triglyceride, Hematocrit, and Body Weight Levels during Gestation in the Rat” submitted in partial fulfillment of requirements for Bachelor of Arts Degree, Biology College of Wooster, 1977.

“Passed with Distinction” oral defense of Master of Science, Research Thesis, “The Projections of the Dorsal Column Nuclei to the Thalamus in the Rat” submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for Master of Science Degree, Research Anatomy, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1982.

Professional & Scientific Societies

Knoxville Academy of Medicine, 1991

Tennessee Medical Association, 1991

American Medical Association, 1984

American Association of Neurological surgeons (Candidate Member) 1991

Elected to full membership November 1994

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Elected to full membership January 1995

AANS/CNS Joint Section on Tumors

Elected to full membership October 1994

American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

Elected to full membership 1994

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Inducted October 1995

Leksell Gamma Knife Society, June 2008 – present

International Radiosurgical Society, May 2018-present

Continuing Medical Education

Annual Meeting of American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Denver, Colorado April 1986

Review and Update in Neurobiology

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, Massachusetts November 1986

Review Course in Neuroradiology and Neuropathology

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Bethesda, Maryland January 1988

Course in Stereotactic Neurosurgery

Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia October 27 – 28, 1989

Congress of Neurological Surgeons meetings

Attendance at three hour course in stereotactic neurosurgery

Atlanta, Georgia October 28 – November 2, 1989

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

New Orleans, Louisiana April 1991

UCLA Workshop on Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Los Angeles, California August 1993

Introduction to Neuro-Endoscopy Workshop

University of Cincinnati Mayfield Neurological Institute

Cincinnati, Ohio September 1993

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting

Vancouver, British Columbia October 1993

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Orlando, Florida April 1995

Midas Rex Instrumentation Course and Certification

Orlando, Florida April 1995

Advanced Image – Guided Stereotactic Surgery and Frameless Techniques Meeting

Scottsdale, Arizona November 1995

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Montreal, Quebec October 1996

Stealth Station Image Guided Surgery System for Cranial and Spinal

Applications Training Course

Memphis, Tennessee February 26, 1997

The Ninth Annual International Spine Workshop – Cervical Course

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Bethesda, Maryland may 10 – 13, 1997

SPINETECH-BAK Lumbar Interbody Fusion Course

Westin Hotel Charlotte, North Carolina November 21, 1997

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 1998

Neuro-Oncology Symposium – Current Concepts 1999

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

The Registry Resort Naples, Florida February 14 – 18, 1999

Reimbursement Update for Neurosurgeons:  Neurosurgical Billing/Coding for Efficiency

Sponsored by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons

The Peabody Hotel Memphis, Tennessee February 25 – 27, 1999

Advanced Coding and Reimbursement Concepts in Neurosurgery

Sponsored by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Boston, Massachusetts August 5 – 7, 1999

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Boston, Massachusetts October 31 – November 4, 1999

Sulzer Spine Tech Pedicle Screw Instrumentation Course

University of Pittsburgh Center of Excellence

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania August 17 – 19, 2000

13th Annual International Spine Workshop

Thoracolumbar instrumentation Course

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Bethesda, Maryland June 2001

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Toronto, Canada April 2001

Managing Coding and Reimbursement Challenges in neurosurgery

Atlanta, Georgia November 16 – 17, 2001

Microsurgery of Aneurysms

Saint Louis University School of Medicine – Practical Anatomy Laboratory

Saint Louis, Missouri March 11 – 15, 2002

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania September 23 – 27, 2002

15th Annual Spine and Peripheral Nerve Workshop, Thoracolumbar Course

Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences

Bethesda, Maryland June 4 – 7, 2003

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Orlando, Florida May 2004

Principles and Practice of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

University of Pittsburg Medical Center

Pittsburg, Pennsylvania July 16, 2004

17th Annual Bethesda Spine Workshop: Cervical Spine Course/Thoracolumbar Course

Uniform Services University of Health Sciences

June 10 – 14, 2005

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Boston, Massachusetts October 8 – 11, 2005

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Washington, D.C. April 2007

Bethesda Spine Workshop: Cervical and Thoracolumbar Courses

Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences

Bethesda, Maryland April 11 – 14, 2008

14th Leksell Gamma Knife Society Meeting

Quebec City, Quebec Canada may 19 – 23, 2008

Congress of Neurological Surgeons meeting Orlando, Florida

September 2008

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania May 2010

15th Annual International Leksell Gamma Knife Society Meeting

Athens, Greece may 16 – 20, 2010

Gamma Knife Perfexion Upgrade Course

Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center

Knoxville, Tennessee January 15 – 16, 2011

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Washington, D.C. September 2011

Minimally Invasive Spine Solutions Course

Medical Innovations and Training Institute (MITI)

Zimmer Spine – Henderson, Nevada October 21 – 22, 2011

16th International Leksell Gamma Knife Meeting

Sydney, Australia March 24 – 29, 2012

The Sixth Annual Cervical Spine Decompression and Stabilization Course

Practical Anatomy and Surgical Education Saint Louis School of Medicine

Saint Louis, Missouri February 21 – 23, 2013

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

New Orleans, Louisiana April 17 – May 1, 2013

17th International Leksell Gamma Knife Society Meeting

New York City, NY , May 11-15, 2014

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Boston,Massachusetts  October 2014

American Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting

Chicago, Illinois, April 2016

18th International Leksell Gamma Knife Society Meeting

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 2016

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Meeting,

Boston Massachusetts,  October 2017

19th International Leksell Gamma Knife Society meeting

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 4 -9, 2018

American Association of Neurological Surgeons meeting, San Diego, California      

April 2019

Gamma Knife Training Program (RP21121-030121)
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas , Texas  March 1-5, 2021
23.00  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Presentations & Lectures

Automated Percutaneous Lumbar Discectomy: An Initial Experience

Medical Association of Georgia / Georgia Neurological Society

Atlanta, Georgia November 12 – 13, 1988

Primary Lymphoma of the Central Nervousystem: Report of Two Cases

Georgia Neurological Society

Atlanta, Georgia November 1989

Stereotactic Neurosurgery

East Tennessee Association of Recovery Room Nurses

Knoxville, Tennessee October 1992

Stereotactic Radiosurgery

East Tennessee Association of neuroscience Nurses

Knoxville, Tennessee April 1994

Intracranial Hypertension: Evaluation and Monitoring

Smokey Mountain Critical Care Nurses Association

Knoxville, Tennessee November 14, 1999

Multidisciplinary Stroke Intervention and Intracranial Pressure Monitoring

Patricia Neal Center Stroke Conference

Marriott Hotel Knoxville, Tennessee May 3, 2002

Worker's Compensation

The Injured Worker: Evaluation and Management of Lumbar Spine Injuries

East Tennessee Association of Workers Compensation/Rehab Nurses

Knoxville, Tennessee March 1997

The Injured Worker: Peripheral Nerve and Cervical Spine Injuries

in the Work Place

Smokey Mountain Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Knoxville, Tennessee April 1999

BAK Interbody Fusion System

Tennessee Valley Chapter of CMSA

Knoxville, Tennessee May 18, 1999

BAK Interbody Fusion System

National Association of Orthopedic Nurses – Knoxville Chapter

Park West Hospital, Knoxville, Tennessee September 22, 1999

The Injured Worker: Evaluation of Worker’s Compensation Spinal Problems Mid- South Worker’s Compensation Association Eleventh Annual Conference ,River Terrace Resort and Convention Center Gatlinburg, Tennessee October 25, 2002

Panel Discussion Worker’s Compensation

Guest Speaker – Mid-South Worker’s Compensation Case Managers Association

Park Vista Hotel Gatlinburg, Tennessee October 21, 2005

Worker’s Compensation

Presentation – Healthsouth/Hovis Orthopedic

Worker’s Compensation Symposium

Buddy’s Banquet Hall Knoxville, Tennessee June 22, 2006

Worker’s Compensation

The Failed Back Syndrome-the Midsouth Case Workers Compensation Case Workers Association, The Foundry Restaurant, Knoxville Tennessee, January 19, 2007.

Worker’s Compensation

Presentation-Worker’s Compensation Around the World, 2016 Fall Worker’s Compensation conference, The Foundry Restaurant, Knoxville Tennessee, October 4, 2016

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Presentations

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee

Foundation Board March 2004

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee

Retired Physicians Committee

June 2004

Planned Giving Advisory Council

Baptist Health System June 22, 2004

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee Credentialing Committee Meeting

August 17, 2004

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee

Foundation Board March 2004

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee

Retired Physicians Committee

June 2004

Planned Giving Advisory Council

Baptist Health System June 22, 2004

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee Credentialing Committee Meeting

August 17, 2004

Baptist Health Symposium

Rothchild’s Meeting Center August 29, 2004

East Tennessee Trigeminal Neuralgia Association

Second Presbyterian Church Knoxville, Tennessee September 28, 2004

Interview – WBIR TV Channel 10

Knoxville, Tennessee November 9, 2004

Interview – Baptist Health Report/WBIR TV Channel 10

Knoxville, Tennessee January 20, 2005

Interview – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Gamma Knife Center

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee

WBIR TV Channel 10 Knoxville, Tennessee 2005

Baptist Health System Board of Directors Meeting

Knoxville, Tennessee March 3, 2005

Cancer Support Group of the American Cancer Society

Knoxville, Tennessee March 15, 2005

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee Surgical Staffing Service

Knoxville, Tennessee March 30, 2005

Health Physics society of East Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee April 19, 2005

Mended Hearts Organizations/Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee August 1, 2005

Sertoma Club of Downtown Knoxville, Foundry of Downtown Knoxville

Knoxville, Tennessee November 16, 2005

East Tennessee Trigeminal Neuralgia Association

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee, Knoxville Tennessee,

November 29, 2005

Presentation Baptist Hospital West Medical Staff Quarterly Meeting

Knoxville, Tennessee February 23, 2006

Ft. Sanders Regional Neuroscience Nurses

Knoxville, Tennessee April 12, 2006

Health Quest

Clinton, Tennessee, April, 2006

East Tennessee Cancer Registry/Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee

Knoxville, Tennessee , April 2006

Ft. Sanders Regional Neuroscience Nurses

Knoxville, Tennessee April 12, 2006

Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center Neuroscience Nurses

Knoxville, Tennessee April 12, 2006

Ft. Sanders Regional Neuroscience Nurses

Knoxville, Tennessee April 12, 2006

Health Quest

Clinton, Tennessee June 13, 2006

Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee ICU nurses

Downtown Kiwanis Knoxville

The Foundry Restaurant – November 9, 2006.

Fort Sanders Retired Physicians Club

8/10/2011, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Midsouth Worker’s Compensation Caseworker Association

The Foundry Restaurant – January 19, 2007.

Fort Sanders Regional Gamma knife Center at Thompson Cancer Survival Center

Open house

The Midsouth Worker’s Compensation Caseworker’s Association

The Foundry Restaurant-February 17, 2009.

Frank Strang Senior Ctr

September 7, 2011

Southeastern Stroke Summit

May 12, 2012, Cherokee Country Club, Knoxville Tennessee.

East Tennessee case worker’s association

May 15, 2012, Rothchild Event

Bearden United Methodist Church

Wednesday Night Live 23, 2013.

Hope for Today Cancer Support Group

Maryville, Tennessee, October 2016.

Dr. Bob Show

East Tennessee Public Television, December 2016

Publications
  • Hauge, David H.    Changes in Blood Glucose, Plasma Triglyceride, Hematocrit and Body Weight during Gestation in the Rat.  Senior Independent Study Thesis for Bachelor of Arts Degree.  The College of Wooster, Wooster Ohio, 1977.

  • Hauge, David H. The Projections of the Dorsal Column Nuclei to the Thalamus in the Rat.  Thesis for Master of Science Degree (Anatomy). Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri. 1982.

  • Massupust, L.C., Hauge, D.H., Ferneding, J.C., Doubek, W.G., and Taylor, J.J.  Projection Systems and Terminal Localizations of Dorsal Column Afferents.  An Autoradiographic and Horseradish Peroxidase Study in the Rat. J. Comp. Neurol. 237:553-544, 1985.

  • Smith, J.R., Flanigan, H.F. and Hauge, D.H.  Alleviation of deafferentation pain by posterior spinal cord stimulation without development of paresthesias in the area of pain.   Clin. J. Pain   4:157-160, 1988.

  • Doetsch, G.S., Stoney, Jr., S.D., and Hauge, D.H., 1989. Convergent inputs to single neurons in the SmI forepaw digit cortex of raccoons. Soc. Neuroscie. Abstr. 15:1053

  • Mark, Edward K., Hauge, David H., Standage. Gregg P. and Doetsch,, Gernot S., 1989.  Immunoreactivity for glutamic acid decarboxylase and several neuropeptides in the spinal cord of the raccoon.  Brain Res. Bull.  25: 787-790.

  • Doetsch, Gernot S., Stoney, Jr., S., .David, and Hauge, David H., 1992.  Convergent inputs to single neurons in two different subdivisions of somatosensory forepaw digit cortex of the raccoon. Exp. Neurol.  115:250-259.
Non-Professional Activities
  • Administrative Board, Bearden United Methodist Church, Knoxville Tennessee 1993-1996
  • Administrative Board good Shepherd Counseling Ctr., Knoxville, TN, 1993-1996.
  • Board of Trustees, Good Shepherd Counseling Center., January 1994 through January 1996, present and Board of Trustees, January 1995 to 1996
  • Member of Knoxville/Oak Ridge Classical Guitar Society, 1996-present
  • Member of Guitara,Informale Performing Group, 2000-2017
  • Member, Bearden Middle School Foundation Board October 1999.
  • President, Bearden Middle School Foundation Board, 2001-2002.
  • Martial arts training, Mark Aycock’s School of Martial Arts
  • December 9, 2000: First-Degree Black belt-Isshinryu karate-DO-Shodan rank
  • January 25, 2003: Second Degree black belt-Nidan rank
  • August 29, 2009: Third degree black belt-San Dan rank
  • Member, Staff Parish Committee, Bearden United Methodist Church,
    2001-2003.
  • Member, Advanced Commitment Committee, Bearden Methodist Church Building Fund 2002.
  • Member of West High School Foundation Advisory Board, July 2004 through December 2004.
Previous Research Interests
  • Plasticity of the somatosensory and motor cortex neonatal and adult raccoon raccoons following digit amputation.
  • Electrophysiological mapping (intra-cortical microvascular stimulation and electromyography of selected forelimb muscles) to assess the reorganization of these cortical significant connections following amputation of one or more digits of the forelimbs of the raccoon.
  • Autoradiography and horseradish peroxidase tracing of dorsal column nuclei projections to the thalamus.