Patient Care Bio
With a broad base of experience in clinical chemistry, Dr. Sparks serves as Director of the Protein Laboratory, and Associate Director of the Automated Laboratory. His primary research interest is in lipoproteins as a risk factor in the development of cardiovascular disease.
|Secretarial Appointee. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Research Service Merit Review Subcommittee for Endocrinology (Chair: Endocrinology-A Review Board, Fall 2003, Spring & Fall 2004)
||2002 - 2005
|Co-Chair. Thrombogenic Factors and Recurrent Coronary Events Symposium, Perugia, Italy
|Co-Chair. National Symposium Meeting, American Diabetes Association, Lipoproteins, Diabetes and Atherosclerosis.
|Invited Speaker. Gordon Research Conference on Atherosclerosis: "Is intestinal apo B a determinant for lipoprotein recognition?"
|Conferee. Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis, 1978, '79, '80, '81, '84, '86, '88, '90, '92, '96, '00, '04 Gordon Research Conference, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, NH
||1978 - 2004
|Individual Research Service Award Grantee, National Institutes of Health
||1975 - 1977
|Chief Resident in Pathology, University of Pennsylvania
||1974 - 1975