I am an associate professor of orthopedics at Wake Forest Health Sciences. I serve the institution as the director of the orthopedic trauma service, the director of the orthopedic trauma fellowship as well as medical director of inpatient orthopedics. I am a nationally recognized leader in the field of orthopaedic trauma and serve on several national committees including the educational committee for the orthopedic trauma association and the community development committee for AO North America. I am a committed educator, clinician and a well-respected researcher who has brought in substantial grant funding to our institution. I am the author of over 40 peer reviewed publications and have given more than 150 talks nationally and internationally on a variety of topics related to orthopedic trauma.