Thomas Vander Jagt, M.D., Ph.D., attended The University of Oregon, OR, where he received a B.S. degree in cognitive Psychology. He later received his Ph.D. in biomedical research in Neuroscience from University of New Mexico Health Science Center with a post-doctorate position at LSUHSC in New Orleans. He received his M.D. degree at University of New Mexico HSC in Albuquerque. He completed his preliminary year in Internal Medicine at University of New Mexico. Dr. Vander Jagt enjoys home improvement projects, being outdoors for running and hiking with his wife and young sons.