Alumuni Association Board of Directors

Alumni Association President

Bryan L. Stone, MD, MS

Dr. Stone received his undergraduate and medical training at the University of Utah and University of Utah School of Medicine. After completing postgraduate training in internal medicine and pediatrics at Duke University, he was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship training grant from the Pediatric Scientist Development Program where he completed wor... Read More

Specialties: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pediatric Inpatient Medicine

Alumni Programs Chair

Angelica R. Putnam, MD

Angelica R. Putnam M.D., is an associate professor, clinical tract, in the Division of Pediatric Pathology, located at Primary Children's Hospital. Dr. Putnam is Board Certified in Anatomic, Clinical and Pediatric Pathology. She received her medical training in Salt Lake City, Utah at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and completed an AP/C... Read More

Specialties: Pathology, Pediatric Pathology

Education Relations Chair

Susie Wiet, MD

Susie Wiet, MD

Dr. Wiet graduated from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, IL. She completed her residency in Adult Psychiatry then fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics (UofU). She served as Medical Director for the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Clinic then Youth Partial Hospital Programs at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute. She served in community mental health as the Medical Director for Summit County and increased substance abuse services in the community and has served as the Medical Director/Consultant and Residency Rotation Director for Odyssey House – Adolescent Unit. She is currently in private practice.

She holds American Board certifications in Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. She is the immediate past president of Intermountain Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and was instrumental to forge collaboration between child psychiatrists and pediatric practices in conjunction with the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. She is an advocate for people with mental health impairments and is particularly committed to improve the identification of and services for youth and adults with dual diagnosis and childhood trauma.

Communications Committee Chair

Jennifer M. Coombs, PhD, PA-C, MPAS

Jennifer Coombs has been a Physician Assistant (PA) for over 25 years. She graduated from the University of Utah Physician Assistant Program (UPAP) in 1991. She recieved her undergraduate degree from Colorado College in psychology in 1986. She became a Licensed Midwife (LM) in the state of New Mexico in 1989. She obtained her Master in Physician As... Read More

Specialties: Family Medicine, Physician Assistant

Student Programs Chair

Teresa Ota, MD

Teresa Ota, MD

Dr. Teresa Ota was raised in Wyoming. She attended Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO. She obtained her M.D. at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Concurrently, she obtained her Mrs. as she met and married her classmate, Peter Novak. They moved to Chicago where Dr. Ota completed her anesthesia residency at Northwestern University.

Dr. Ota practiced at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago for 3 years while her husband completed his orthopedic surgery residency and fellowship. They returned to Utah where she practiced at Paracelsus Hospital for a year. She now practices anesthesia at St. Mark’s Hospital, St. Mark’s Outpatient Surgery Center and Lone Peak Hospital in Salt Lake City. She has held the position of Anesthesia Department Chairman at St. Mark’s Hospital.

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