Names are listed here, but race, ethnicity and gender data are not available at this time but will be available in the future, as soon as we can de-identify it. Because the numbers are so small, they will be divided into two groups race ethnicity groups, white and people of color, and two gender groups, male and female.

We will not be able to provide these data for one group, but will provide them for all of the groups in aggregate.

Leadership Group Percentage of Women Percentage of Women of Color
SVP Cabinet 38% 0%
Council of Deans 33% 0%
Joint Operations Group 25% 0%
Health Sciences Research Council 29% 0%
Health Sciences Executive Education Council 69% 0%
EDI Dean and Directors Council 83% 67%
School of Medicine Executive Committee 47% 7%

 

These below contain the names of the decision-making bodies of University of Utah Health. They are the:

Primary Role/Stewardship

  • Serve as an integrating and coordinating dialogue body for issues or questions that affect U Health overall
  • Gather broad-based input on difficult issues
  • Make recommendations to the SVP on policies, initiatives, actions, etc.
  • Communicate effectively and proactively with all dimensions of U Health
  • Implement approved decisions
  • Advance EDI at U Health

Meeting Frequency and timing: Weekly on Tuesday

Michael Good

Senior Vice President for Health Sciences & Committee Leader

Mary Beckerle

AVP, Cancer

Will Dere

AVP, Research

Sam Finlayson

AVP, Clinical Affairs

Wendy Hobson-Rohrer

AVP, Education

Wyatt Hume

AVP, Academic Affairs

Marika Jones

Development

Grant Lasson

AVP, HS Strategy

Amy Locke

Chief Wellness

Dan Lundergan

CEO, UUHC

Robyn Reynolds

Chief Communication Officer

José Rodríguez

Associate Vice President for Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Brian Shiozawa

AVP, Government Affairs

Primary Role/Stewardship

  • Develop policies, recommendations, algorithms, etc. that are needed for excellence in education
  • Encourage multi-disciplinary approaches to education
  • Coordinate education efforts and resources to maximum effectiveness across U Health
  • Create and coordinate clinical opportunities and placements for students
  • Advance EDI in education

Meeting Frequency and timing: Weekly, usually on Monday

Wendy Hobson-Rohrer

AVP, Education & Committee Leader

Misha Bradford

Assistant Professor, Physical Training

Gretchen Case

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine

Kim Clark

Director, Ed and Faculty Development

Lea Erickson

Senior Associate Dean, Dentistry

Tim Farrell

Associate Chief, Geriatric Care

Karen Gunning

Professor, Pharmacy

Mark Harris

Vice-Chair Ed, Anesthesiology

Chris Hill

Vice-Dean, School of Medicine Research

James Harron

E. Associate Dean Ed, Pharmacy

Christy Jarvis

Associate, Eccles Health Sciences Library

Ken Johnson

Vice-Chair Research, Anesthesiology

James Keddington

AVP, Government Affairs

Sara Lamb

Vice-Dean, School of Medicine Education

Madeline Lassche

Associate Professor, Nursing

Lori Larsen

Senior Director, Nursing

Amy Locke

Chief Wellness Officer

Gwen Latendresse

Associate Dean, Nursing

José Rodríguez

Associate Vice President for Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Janet Shaw

Associate Professor, Kinesiology

Virginia Valentin

Chief, PA Program, DFPM

Kathy Wilets

Director, Communications

Rebecca Wilson

Dir. Nursing Education, Nursing

Primary Role/Stewardship

  • Develop and help execute the U Health Research Strategy
  • Make research strategy investment recommendations
  • Evaluate success of previous research strategy investments
  • Work to ensure state-of-the-art research facilities and technologies
  • Advance EDI in research

Meeting Frequency and timing: Bi-monthly, usually on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month

Will Dere

AVP, Research & Committee Leader

Chris Hill

Vice-Dean, Research

Brad Cairns

Chair, Oncological Sciences

Alfred Cheung

Vice-Chair Research, Internal Medicine

Hillary Coon

Professor, Psychiatry

Mollie Cummins

Professor, Nursing

Mike Dean

Vice-Chair Research, Pediatrics

Julie Fritz

Associate Dean Research, Health

David Grainger

Chair, Biomedical Engineering

Rachel Hess

Co-Director, Clinical Translational Science Institute

Peter Jensen

Chair, Pathology

Satoshi Minoshima

Chair, Radiology

Randy Petersen

Dean, Pharmacy

Matt Rondina

Director Molecular Medicine

Bob Silver

Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Wes Sundquist

Chair, Biochemistry

Theresa Werner

Medical Dir, CTO at HCI

Primary Role/Stewardship

  • Develop policies, recommendations, algorithms, etc. that are needed to advance excellence in the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine (SFESOM)
  • Oversee the SFESOM's financial health and planning efforts
  • Coordinate research and education efforts in the SFESOM
  • Serve as a collaborative forum for systemness and equity
  • Advance EDI in SFESOM

Meeting Frequency and timing: Monthly, usually on the 2nd Wednesday

Bob Silver

Chair, OB/GYN & Committee Leader

Kristina Callis Duffin

Chair, Dermatology

Darrel Brodke

Chair, Orthopaedic Surgery

Angie Fagerlin

Chair, Population Health Sciences

Robert Fujinami

Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs

Angelo Giardino

Chair, Pediatrics

ME Hartnett

College Council Chair

Chris Hill

Vice-Dean, Research

John Inadomi

Chair, Internal Medicine

Kamisha Johnson-Davis

Associate Professor, Pathology

Sara Lamb

Vice-Dean Education

Yves Lussier

Chair, Bio-Medical Informatics

David Steinberg

Chair, PM&R

Monica Vetter

Chair, Neurobiology

Corrine Welt

Chief, Endocrinology/IM

Primary Role/Stewardship

  • Serve as an integrating and coordinating dialogue body for issues or questions that affect colleges and schools
  • Make recommendations to the SVP on policies, initiatives, actions, etc.
  • Communicate effectively and proactively with colleges and schools
  • Implement approved decisions
  • Advance EDI in schools and colleges

Meeting Frequency and time: Monthly, 2nd Wednesday

Marla Dejong

Nursing

Wyatt Hume

Dentistry

David Perrin

Health

Randall Petersen

Pharmacy

Wayne Samuelson

Medicine

Catherine Soehner

Eccles Health Sciences Library

Primary Role/Stewardship

  • Coordinate all aspects of the clinical enterprise such that it operates as a "system"
  • Drive initatives to improve clinical care, reduce cost, and deliver superior patient experience
  • Oversee the clinical enterprise's financial health and planning efforts
  • Advance EDI in the clinical enterprise

Meeting Frequency and timing: Weekly

Dan Lundegran

CEO, Hospitals and Clinics & Committee Leader

Sam Finlayson

AVP, Clinical Affairs & Committee Leader

Dayle Benson

Executive Director, UU Medical Group

Tom Miller

CMO, Hospitals and Clinics

José Rodríguez

AVP for Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Heather Nyman

Assistant Dean for EDI, College of Pharmacy

Bart Taft Watts

Assistant Dean for EDI, School of Dentistry

Valerie Flattes

Assistant Dean EDI, College of Nursing

Line Kemeyou

Assistant Dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, School of Medicine

Paloma Cariello

Associate Dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, School of Medicine

Maia Hightower

Senior Director; University of Utah Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Kolawole Okuyemi

Senior Director for EDI, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Natasha Ovuoba

Associate Director for EDI, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Donna Baluchi

Interim Associate Director for EDI, Eccles Health Sciences Library

Sarah Sherer

Chief HR Officer, Hospitals and Clinics

 

Associate Vice President for Health Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Jose Rodriguez

José E. Rodríguez

MD, FAAFP

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