Dr. Shackelford
CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Education:
1971 B.A. Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

1984 M.D. University of Heidelberg
School of Medicine,
Heidelberg, Germany

Postgraduate Training:

Internship, Residency, and Fellowship Training:

1983-1984 Rotating internship, University of Heidelberg and Harvard Medical Schools: 4 months internal medicine,4 months general surgery, 4 months pediatrics.

1984-1985 Intern, Department of Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical
School, Boston, MA

1985-1987 Resident, Department of Medicine, New
England Deaconess Hospital and Harvard
Medical School, Boston, MA

1987-1988 Clinical Fellow, Nutrition Support Service and Department of Medicine, New
England Deaconess Hospital and Harvard
Medical School, Boston, MA

1988-1989 Clinical and Research Fellow, Nutrition-Metabolism Laboratory and Department of Medicine, New England Deaconess
Hospital and Harvard Medical School,
Boston, MA

1989-1991 Fellow, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Department of Medicine, New
England Deaconess Hospital and Harvard
Medical School, Boston, MA

Additional subspecialty training:

1996: Course in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine,
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee,
Wisconsin

1997: Taucherarztlehrgang (Course in Diving
Medicine),Schiffahrtmedizinisches
Institut der Marine (German Naval Medical Institute), Kronshagen/Kiel, Germany

1999: Traditional Chinese herbal medicine, Dr. Chen Tung, University of Hong Kong.

2003: Level II Certification, Colorado Workers’ Compensation Board (Recertification 2006)

Licensure:
Massachusetts Board of Registration (inactive)
Rhode Island Board of Regulation (inactive)
Colorado Board of Registration (active)

Academic Appointments:

1984-1987 Clinical Fellow in Medicine,
Internal Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1987-1988 Clinical Fellow in Medicine,
Nutrition Support/Hyperalimentation
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1988-1989 Research Fellow in Medicine,
Nutrition/Metabolism Laboratory
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

1989-1991 Clinical Fellow in Medicine,
Section on Behavioral Medicine
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Membership in Professional Societies:

Massachusetts Medical Society

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society

Gesellschaft für Tauch- und Überdruckmedizin
(Society for Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine)

American Society for Enteral and Parenteral
Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)

Research Experiences and Techniques:

Experimental studies of cystitis and prostatitis,
Department of Urology, University of Heidelberg
School of Medicine, 1977-1980; microsurgical and
immunofluorescent microscopy techniques.

Evaluation of alternative lipids in total
parenteral nutrition, Nutrition-Metabolism
Laboratory, New England Deaconess Hospital and
Harvard Medical School, 1988-1989; microvascular
surgical techniques.

The application of cognitive restructuring and
stress management techniques to the treatment of
obesity, and the treatment of performance anxiety.
in Olympic athletes, Mind/Body Medical Institute, New England Deaconess Hospital and Harvard Medical School,1989-1991.

Teaching Experience:

Instructor in German and in genetics, University of Maryland, European Division, Heidelberg, Germany, 1974-1984.

Proctor, Course in Clinical Skills and Physical
Diagnosis, New England Deaconess Hospital and
Harvard Medical School, 1986-1989; 1991.

Lecturer, Clinical Training in Behavioral Medicine, Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing
Education, 1989-1991.

Group Leader and Facilitator, Basic and Specialty
Mind/Body Groups, Section on Behavioral Medicine,
New England Deaconess Hospital and Harvard Medical
School, 1989-1991.

Work Experience:

General medicine practice: staff physician,
Mid-Cape Medical Center, Barnstable MA, 1987-1992.
Family medical/urgent care center; patient population included infants, children and adults with acute medical problems, routine evaluations, urgent/acute injuries.

Staff physician, Centers for Nutritional Research, a division of New England Deaconess Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1987-1992. Duties included oversight and management of medical care of patients undergoing treatment for obesity in the Boston, Wellesley, and Hannover, Massachusetts centers.

Staff physician, medical intensive care units, Symmes Hospital, Arlington, MA; Tobey Hospital, Wareham MA 1991-1992.

Private practice: Internal medicine, nutritional medicine, behavioral medicine, impairment ratings, Colorado, 1992 to present.

Manager, North American operations, GetWellness, AG, Basel, Switzerland: Development of international medical referral network (physicians, hospitals, clinics), supervision of medical on-call staff, development of on-line medical information and referral services and materials, manage emergency medical calls from clients worldwide, 1998-2001.

Obesity treatment: Development of treatment protocols and post-treatment weight maintenance programs, 1992 to present.

Patient evaluations and impairment ratings, Rocky Mountain Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado, 2003-2006.

General internal medicine practice, Rocky Mountain Medical Center, Lakewood, CO, 2005-2006.

Medical Director, WestCare Infusion Services, Inc., Denver, CO: Oversee home nutrition support services, review medical records, consult with prescribing physicians, 2006 to present.

Rehabilitation and injury treatment, Colorado Injury Treatment Centers, Denver and Aurora Colorado, February, 2007 to present.

Worker Compensation/Occupational Medicine, Concentra Medical Centers, Colorado
May 2008 to present


Current Professional Responsibilities:

Obesity treatment: Establish and supervise treatment protocols for obese patients; establish and supervise post-treatment weight maintenance programs;

Nutrition support: Consultant to medical colleagues and home care companies on nutrition support modalities for hospitalized or home care patients in need of enteral or parenteral nutritional management. Medical Director of home infusion company.

Out-patient evaluation and treatment of medical illnesses and work-related injuries;

Consultant on medical cases to attorneys and legal firms; Patient evaluations; Impairment ratings and patient evaluations, Colorado Workers’ Compensation Board;

Behavioral medicine, stress management, chronic pain, hypertension and performance enhancement: identify sources of stress and performance limiting behavioral factors and develop, implement and oversee individualized treatment programs for patients and for athletes (professional and amateur) and performers (actors, musicians).

Formulation of nutritional supplements.

Bibliography:

1. Riedasch G, Shackelford AE, Möhring K. Immunologische
Untersuchungen zur chronischen Prostatitis unter besonderer
Berücksichtigung des Anti-Body-Coating-Phänomens. Immunological studies of chronic prostatitis with particular emphasis on the antibody-coating phenomenon). Münchner
Med. Wochenschrift, 1978; 48:1605-1608.

2. Riedasch G, Bersch W, Shackelford AE, Schneider E, Möhring K. Local immune response to urinary tract bacteria in
experimental cystitis. Urol. Res. 1979; 1:36-40.

3. Riedasch G, Möhring K, Shackelford AE, Schneider E. Zur
Behandlung der bakteriellen Prostatitis mit Cotrimoxazol
(The treatment of bacterial prostatitis with cotrimoxazol).
Kongressbericht, 20. Tagung Norddeutscher Urologen, Kolle, P.(ed.), Hansisches Verlagskontor, Lübeck (1979).

4. Schneider E, Shackelford AE, Riedasch G. Application of
immunofluorescence techniques to distinguishing flora of the
urinary tract. In: Immunofluorescence and Related Staining
Techniques. Elsevier Biomedical Press, Amsterdam (1978).

5. Hirschberg Y, Shackelford AE, Mascioli E, Babayan VG,
Bistrian BR, Blackburn GL. The response to endotoxin in
guinea pigs after TPN with black currant seed oil. Lipids,
1990; 25:191-196.

6. Shackelford AE, Palken JL. Nutrition in cancer and HIV
infection. In: The Wellness Book. Benson H and Stuart E,
editors; Carol Publishing Co., New York (1992).

7. Palken JL, Shackelford AE. Eating for good health. In: The Wellness Book. Benson H and Stuart E, editors; Carol Publishing Co., New York (1992).

8. Friedman R, Shackelford AE, Reiff S, Benson H. Stress and
weight maintenance: The disinhibition effect and the
micromanagement of stress. In: Obesity--Pathophysiology,
Psychology and Treatment. Blackburn G and Kanders BS,
editors; Chapman and Hall, New York and London (1994).

Academic Presentations and Lectures:

1. Immunologische Untersuchungen zur chronischen Prostatitis
unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Antibody-Coating-Phänomens (Immunological studies of chronic prostatitis with particular emphasis on the antibody-coating phenomenon). Riedasch G, Shackelford AE, Möhring K.I. Internationaler Prostatitis Kongress, Bad Nauheim, Germany (1978).

2. Local immune response to urinary tract bacteria in
experimental cystitis. Riedasch G, Bersch W, Shackelford AE, Schneider E, Möhring K. Symposion für experimentelle
Urologie, Kassel, Germany (1978).

3. Zur Behandlung der bakteriellen Prostatitis mit Cotrimoxazol. (The treatment of bacterial prostatitis with cotrimoxazol) Riedasch G, Möhring K, Shackelford AE, Schneider E. 20.Tagung Norddeutscher Urologen, Hannover, Germany (1978).

4. Nutrition--physiological basis of current diets. Shackelford AE, Plaisted C, Blackburn GL. 74th Annual Meeting, American College of Occupational Medicine, Boston, MA (1989).

5. The role of nutrition in the development of disease.
Shackelford AE, Palken JL. Section on Nutrition, Clinical
Training in Behavioral Medicine, Harvard Medical School,
Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA (1989).

6. Dietary treatment of obesity. Shackelford AE. 12th Annual
Meeting, Grand Rapids Medical Society, Grand Rapids, MI
(1990).

7. Appropriate and inappropriate treatment of obesity.
Shackelford AE. Section on Nutrition, Clinical Training in
Behavioral Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Department of
Continuing Education, Boston, MA (1990).

8. The response to endotoxin in guinea pigs after TPN with black currant seed oil. Hirschberg Y, Shackelford AE, Mascioli E, Babayan VG, Bistrian BR, Blackburn GL. Poster session, 14th Clinical Meeting, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, San Antonio, TX (1990).

9. The application of behavioral methods to the treatment of
eating disorders. Shackelford AE. Section on Nutrition,
Clinical Training in Behavioral Medicine, Harvard Medical
School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA
(1991).

10. Seminar: Application of behavioral medicine interventions to
obese populations. Shackelford AE. Section on Nutrition,
Clinical Training in Behavioral Medicine, Harvard Medical
School, Department of Continuing Education, Boston, MA
(1991).

11. Seminar: Self-regulation and mind/body medicine. Borysenko
M, Shackelford AE. Konferenz über Religion und Medizin,
ZIST, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (1993).

12. Mind/Body medicine. Borysenko M, Shackelford AE, Borysenko J. Professional development certificate in caring and healing, The Center for Human Caring, University of Colorado School of Nursing, Denver, Colorado (1995).

13. Hyperbaric medicine practice in the USA. Shackelford AE.
Taucherarztlehrgang, Schiffahrtmedizinisches Institut der
Marine (Course in Diving Medicine, German Naval Medical
Institute), Kronshagen/Kiel, Germany, September (1997).

Consultancies and Representations:

1. Consultant on mind/body health to Prof. Dr.med. Ursula Lehr,
Minister of Health, Women's Issues, and Youth, Federal
Republic of Germany, 1990.

2. Consultant on mind/body health to Senator Ingrid Stahmer,
Senator for Health, West Berlin, 1990.

3. Representative, Mind/Body Medical Institute and Section on
Behavioral Medicine, New England Deaconess Hospital and
Harvard Medical School to German health care institutions and universities, 1990-1991.

Avocations

Acting: Principal roles: Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet series "Busted!", National Geographic Channel “Explorer” series, independent films, medical training video series. Represented by Big Fish Talent Agency, Denver, Colorado.

Private pilot and aircraft owner.

Musician; drummer (trap, hand drums), string bassist, learning to play Scottish bagpipes.

 

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