Archive for February 2020

Tendinitis, Tendinosis, Tendinopathy: What the PCP Should Know

By Jordan Knox, MD, CAQSMUniversity of Utah Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, Sugar House Health Center Jordan.Knox@hsc.utah.edu(801)-581-200) Dr. Jordan Knox is a board-certified sports medicine and family physician at the University of Utah. He received his undergraduate degree at Stanford where he worked directly with the sports medicine and athletic training staff, before earning his medical…

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Obesity: The Growing Epidemic

By Rohn Rigby, MDOgden Clinicrohn.rigby@ogdenclinic.com Along with his practice as a family medicine doctor, Dr. Rohn Rigby is certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine in medical weight loss. He specializes in helping overweight and obese patients reduce their BMI and live healthier lifestyles. Dr. Rigby believes that there are many factors that attribute…

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Migraine Management: New Therapeutic Options to Reduce Migraine Pain

By Teshamae Monteith, MD, FAHSChief, Headache DivisionFellowship Program DirectorAssociate Professor of Clinical NeurologyDepartment of NeurologyUniversity of Miami, Miller School of MedicineMiami, FL Teshamae Monteith, MD, FAHS is an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. After graduating with a medical degree from the Miller School of Medicine, Dr.…

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Catch Your Breath: Updates in Asthma and COPD Phamacotherapy

By Hanna Raber, PharmdD, BCPS, BCACPUniversity of Utah hanna.raber@pharm.utah.edu Dr. Hanna Raber is originally from Iowa where she completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2014 from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. After graduation, she completed two years of residency in ambulatory care pharmacy within a family medicine residency program at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in…

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Tools in Helping Chronic Pain Patients Reduce Opioid Use

By Joel Porter, MD, FAAFPIntermountain HealthCare Joel.porter@imail.org   801-389-8181  Family Physician employed by Intermountain Healthcare.  I currently am working as an Associate Medical Director and part-time residency faculty at Intermountain Healthcare.  I have been involved with chronic pain management for the past several years.  Specifically looking at ways to minimize risk and improve pain control for patients…

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Update from the American Board of Family Medicine

Michael K. Magill, MDUniversity of Utah School of Medicinemichael.magill@hsc.utah.edu(801)587-3397 Dr. Magill is Chair-Elect of the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine in the University of Utah School of Medicine, where he directs the Utah Area Health Education Centers Program, served for 21 years as Chairman of the…

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Tricky Joints: Practical Approaches to Shoulders & Knees

by Theodore Paisley, MD ted.paisley@hsc.utah.edu 801-599-2949 University of Utah Department of Family & Preventive Medicine Theodore S. Paisley, M.D. received his medical training from Dartmouth Medical School and completed his residency in family medicine and fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Utah. His team physician roles include University of Utah Women’s Softball and United States Ski…

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Heal the gut, heal the patient: The power of the microbiome

By Tricia Petzold, MD Tricia.petzold@hsc.utah.eduIntermountain HeathcareUniversity of Utah Dr. Petzold works at the Snowbird Medical Clinic.  She completed her family medicine residency at the University of Utah in 2002. Over the past 18 years, her clinical work has been predominantly in emergency and acute care medicine at Snowbird, the Emergency Department at the Park City Hospital and at the University of…

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Implicit Bias in Medicine: Building a Culture of Inclusion

Friday, February 21 – 7:00am – 8:00am Emily Hagn, MDUniversity of Utah  emily.hagn@hsc.utah.edu Dr. Hagn is Board-Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.  She splits her clinical time at the University of Utah between the operating room and the Pain Management Center.  She has special interests in medical trainee education, transfusion medicine, health care disparities, cultural competence,…

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