He served as class president for two years and received numerous leadership and clinical awards. He completed a residency (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) from the US Air Force in 1995. He held the rank of Captain from 1994-1997. He is a member of the Hillsborough County Dental Association, West Coast District Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, American Dental Association, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (dental honorary fraternity), and Psi Omega.