Party affiliation: Republican
Intern University Tennessee Baptist Memorial, Memphis. Emergency department physician St. Joseph's Hospital, Port Charlotte. Associate professor University South Florida, Tampa, 1990.
Founder American-Medic. Member District 72 Florida House of Representatives, Tallahassee, since 2004, chair health care services policy committee, member agriculture and natural resources policy committee, criminal and civil justice appropriations committee, governmental affairs policy committee, member health and family services policy council, select policy council on strategic and economic planning. Physician Charlotte County Sheriff' General’ s Office Special Weapons And Tactics Team.
Denomination: Roman Catholic