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Hi I'm Scott

I grew up in Colorado. I'm a husband, father, physician, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado. I love to hike and explore nature. Growing up I loved to run track and cross country. As a 19 year old I served two years as a missionary for my church in Tacoma, WA. My career interests turned to medicine, and specifically, the nervous system. Over a ten year period I completed the necessary training to be a physician with subspecialization in neurology. My career focus now is in the research and clinical care of individuals with multiple sclerosis. Most importantly, I'm a husband and father of a two year old daughter.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a mormon because the church keeps me grounded and focused on the important things in life. Through my membership in the church, I've come to understand the role of Jesus Christ in my life, that He was resurrected and lives today, and is concerned about our welfare and communicates His will to us today.

How I live my faith

There is no paid clergy in the church, so the administrative and ministerial work falls on the shoulders of the members. I've always had ample opportunity to work with and serve others as a member of the church--for example, meeting with friends in their homes and sharing what I have recently learned from my personal study of the scriptures, caring for 2-3 year old children during church, or teaching CPR to the boy scouts. Currently I am teaching 10 and 11 year old youth the New Testament. I guess you could say that the church facilitates living the gospel of Jesus Christ in addition to learning about the Savior. During my experience in church service I've come to know that God cares for all of his children and we all have a divine purpose in this life.