American Board of Bariatric Medicine 1999 Board-certified Bariatric Medicine
American Association of Physician Specialists 1997 Board-certified Family Medicine
Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Seattle, WA 1987 – 89 Family Practice Residency
University of Washington, Seattle, WA 1984 – 87 M.D. with Honors
Drakeniversity, Des Moines, IA 1976 – 82 M.A. Genetics/Microbiology with Honors
Drake University, Des Moines, IA 1974 – 76 B.A. Biology with Honors
Seattle University, Seattle, WA 1972 – 74 Biology Major
2002 –2004 Solo practice at Longevity & Environmental Medicine Clinic, Bellevue, WA.
Treatment of immuno-suppression, autism, learning disabilities, and neurochemical imbalances due to environmental
toxicity. Specialized in Anti-Aging Medicine and Bariatric Medicine with emphasis on Neuro-endocrine, carcinogenic and metabolic
1993 – 2002 Solo practice at Lakeside Family Medicine, Issaquah, WA.
Specialized treatment of chemical/hormonal imbalances relating to metabolic disorders,
i.e. Obesity, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia and M.S.
1990 – 1992 Chec Medical Center, Bellevue, WA – Full-time physician in Family Practice
Urgent Care and Television Spokesperson.
1989 – 1990 Village Family Medicine, Issaquah, WA – Full-time physician in Family
1982 – 1983 College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA –
of students in Medical, Podiatric and Nurse Practitioner programs. Responsible for
teaching Neuroanatomy, Microbiology laboratory sciences, prepared human neuro-
anatomy slides and maintained preserved human brain specimens.
1980 – 1982 Drake University, Des Moines, IA – Academic Tutor for the Athletic Department
and the physically-disabled students in the Biology Department.
1978 – 1980 Syntex, Inc., Des Moines, IA – Staff Scientist in research and development
1977 – 1979 Iowa State Regional Genetics program, Des Moines, IA – Genetic Counselor.
1976 – 1978 Drake University, Des Moines, IA – Graduate Assistant responsible for
laboratory courses in the Biological Sciences, maintaining equipment, supplies and microbiological cultures.
PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS
Assessment of the Obese Patient and Treatment Protocol Selection in My Family Medicine
Practice. Journal of Bariatric Medicine. Fall, 1999.
The Effect of Spermine of Sister Chromatid Exchanges in Human Lymphocytes.
Master’s Thesis, Drake University, 1982.
Foreword for Mercury, The Winged Messenger. A Story of Corporate Greed and Political
Corruption. Zietzke, Courtney, First Books. Seattle. 2004.
2001-04 Monthly public and physician seminars presented in Seattle, Bellevue, Maple Valley,
Tri-Cities, WA and Portland, OR on topics ranging from environmental toxicity effects on the neuroendocrine
system to environmental toxicity effects resulting in breast cancer, autism and neurodevelopmental delay.
2003 Well Mind Association - Seattle: Environmental Neurotoxic Effects on
Cognition, Learning and Behavior.
2001 Well Mind Symposium – Seattle: The Eight Modifiable Risk
Factors of Aging.
2001 Well Mind Symposium – Seattle: The Effects of Environmental
Toxicity on Neuro-Cognitive Function.
2001 Pfizer certified speaker for Viagra. Presented public education seminars
on erectile dysfunction.
2000 Pharmacia certified speaker for Celebrex, San Diego, CA. Presented
physician education seminars on inflammatory pathways and Cox-2 pathways.
1999 Testified before the EPA regarding proposed regulations for Zinc Fertilizers made
from Hazardous Waste.
1999 Searle certified speaker for Ambien. Presented physician education seminars on sleep
1999 GalaxoSmithKline certified speaker for Wellbutrin SR, New York,
New York. Presented physician education seminars throughout Washington State.
1999 Kiwanis International Convention, Montreal, Canada. Presented
AIDS Education and Prevention program.
1996 Certified speaker for Pharmaceutical Management of Obesity. Presented physician education
seminars throughout Washington State.
Post Marketing Studies
Imitrex Injectable Post Marketing Surveillance Study. Glaxo. 1993.
Redux Post Marketing Surveillance Study. American Home Products. 1997.
Arsenic Poisoning in Children Due to Toxic Timber – Channel 7 Investigative Reports. 2002.
Report on Viral Illnesses in School Children – Channel 5 Health Report. 2002.
Report on Leukemia Cluster on Issaquah Plateau – Channel 13. 2002.
AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES
2002 – Current Kiwanis Board Member Emeritus, Bellevue Kiwanis Club, WA.
2001-2002 Served as Community Representative on the Curriculum Review Committee for the Issaquah
School District, reviewed and approved all new teaching materials.
1998 – 2002 Kiwanis Advisor for the Key Club of Issaquah High School, Issaquah, WA.
1998 – 2002 Key Club Area Administrator for 15 High Schools, WA.
1998 – 2001 AMA Physician’s Recognition Award for Continuing Medical Education.
1996 – 2002 Kiwanis Board Member Emeritus, Issaquah Kiwanis Club, WA.
1996 – 1997 Pacific Northwest District Kiwanis, District Chair, Promotion of Sponsored Youth,
George F. Hixson Award for World Community Service.
1995 – 1996 Pacific Northwest District Kiwanis Lt. Governor, Division 28.
Distinguished Service Award.
1994 – 1995 Volunteer of the Year for the City of Issaquah, awarded by the Chamber of Commerce.
1993 – 1994 President of Kiwanis Club of Issaquah.
1991 – 1992 Chair of Kiwanis World Wide Service Project, Issaquah Kiwanis Club, WA.
1991 – 1997 Volunteer for the Issaquah Juvenile Court Diversion Committee.
1991 – 1992 Kiwanian of the Year.
1989 – 2002 Member and Officer for the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah, WA.
1989 – 2002 Physician Advisor to the Issaquah School District for creation of AIDS Curriculum,
including Public Meetings, School Board Presentations and Teacher/Student Seminars.
1987 University of Washington School of Medicine Merck Manual Award for Outstanding Academic
Achievement. Awarded in recognition of graduating from U.W. School of Medicine with Honors in only three years
1986 University of Washington School of Medicine Award for Excellence in Physical Medicine