Skip to main content
Body

1971

Richard W. Brown, M.D.

Richard W. Brown, M.D. has been practicing Internal Medicine for 33 years. He is currently practicing at the Sandy Clinic in Sandy, Utah. He is a physician volunteer for the Alta Ski Patrol and is a member at Willow Creek Country Club

Wm. Rodger Budge, M.D.

Dr. Budge has a private cardiology practice affiliated with Novato Community Hospital in Marin County, CA. He is also the medical director of the critical care unit at Novato Community Hospital.

Brent R. Burdett, M.D.

Dr. Burdett lives in Ogden, Utah where he recently retired from his allergy practice. He was the first Board certified allergist to practice in Ogden. He was the president of the Utah Society and Allergy and Asthma and the Utah Lung Association for several years. Dr. Burdett ran a volunteer allergy clinic at Primary Children’s Hospital for 20 years. He has four children and five grand children. He enjoys fly fishing, skiing and running trails in the Ogden foothills.

Kent W. Farnsworth, M.D.

Dr. Farnsworth had an Ob/Gyn clinical practice at the Salt Lake Clinic from 1977 to 2004. In 2007 Dr. Farnsworth became an Assistant Professor for the Department of Ob/Gyn at the University of Utah School of Medicine until his retirement in 2011. He also taught health policy for the Department of Community Health at Utah Valley University from 2008 to 2011. Dr. Farnsworth has traveled to Ethiopia, Mali, Ghana, and Cambodia and performed surgical training for pelvic prolapse and GI fistulas.

Gary Hunter, M.D.

Gary Hunter, M.D. resides in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is a retired plastic surgeon. He is proud of his 22 grandchildren; not quite as proud of his very average golf game.

R. Alan Maurer, M.D.

Dr. Maurer retired from his career as an emergency room physician and lives in Coyote, New Mexico.

Gary L. Rogers, M.D.

Gary L. Rogers M.D. reports he is alive and still working as an OB/Gyn doc in Bellevue, Washington.

Dennis Stevens, M.D.

Dr. Stevens is a practicing infectious disease physician in Boise, Idaho. He recently obtained funding for a new Biomedical Research Institute at the Boise VA Medical Center, construction will be completed in February 2012. Dr. Stevens has over 170 original research publications. He received the Infectious Disease Society of America Society Citation, the Surgical Infection Society Altemier Award, and the American Association of Physicians Endowed Lectureship, Royal Society of Physicians at Edinburgh, Scotland.

Sherman Douglas Wing, M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Wing practices diagnostic radiology at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center and resides in Provo, Utah. He was a counselor for the Radiological Society of North America from 1989 to 1994 and President of the Utah State Radiological Society from 1995 to 1996. Dr. Wing served as Medical Staff President, Utah Valley and Orem Community Hospitals from 1998 to 1999 and received the Physician of Distinction award for the IHC Urban South Region in July 2004.

S. Douglas Wing, M.D., F.A.C.R.

Dr. Wing was the president of the Utah Radiological Society in 1996. He also served as the medical staff president for the Utah Valley Regional Center in 1999.

1973

Wallace F. Bryner, M.D.

Dr. Wallace retired from the Bryner Clinic in Salt Lake City where he worked as an obstetrician-gynecologist.

Curtis Canning, M.D.

Dr. Canning is the medical director at Bear River Mental Health Services in Logan, Utah. He closed his psychiatry private practice in 2008 to accept the job, serving Utah's three northernmost counties. He and his wife, Becky, are avid snowshoers. They walk and lift weights regularly and travel whenever they can-usually to the Northwest. He and Becky have two sons, Peter and Chris, both of whom have gone into medicine.

Ben Marchello, M.D.

Dr. Marchello works at Hematology Oncology Centers of the Northern Rockies in Billings, Montana as a medical oncologist. He now spends 40 percent of his time as principal investigator of the Montana Cancer Consortium, an NCI-sponsored clinical research organization for Montana and northern Wyoming.

Stanley W. Moss, M.D.

Dr. Moss is a practicing orthopedic surgeon at St. Lukes Meridian Hospital in Meridian, Idaho. He has served at chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at St. Lukes as well as chairman of the Department of Surgery.

J. David Osguthorpe, M.D.

Dr. Osguthorpe is an otolaryngologist at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He is professor of otolaryngology, surgical director of operating rooms, Medical University of South Carolina Board of Directors, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Board of Directors, and serves on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

George C. "Terry" Robinson, M.D.

Dr. Robinson is a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon with the Riverview Regional and Godsden Regional Medical Centers in Godsden, Alabama.

Gregory C. Tanner, M.D.

Dr. Tanner is an obstetrician-genecologist at Altaview Hospital Women's Center in Sandy, Utah. In 2008 he and his wife celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. They have five children and nine grandchildren.

David R. Welling, M.D.

Dr. Welling has been married for 40 years to his wife, Lindy. They have three children and seven grandchildren. Dr. Welling retired from the US Air Force after 30 years on active duty-15 years as a colonel. He lived in Germany for nine years and in California for nine years while in the military. Dr. Welling did a fellowship in colorectal surgery at Mayo Clinic. In 2008, he was named "Outstanding Civilian Educator for 2008" by the graduating class of 2008, Uniformed Services University. He and his wife were recently called to be counselors in an addiction recovery program for their church.

1974

Richard E. Black, M.D.

Dr. Black is a practicing pediatric surgeon at Primary Children's Medical Center. Dr. Black has been the president of hospital staff at Primary Children's and the president of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons. Dr. Black is currently a professor of surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Bryant J. Brown, M.D.

Dr. Brown is still practicing obstetrics-gynecology at Old Farm Ob/Gyn in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served as chairman of obstetrics-gynecology at St. Marks Hospital. He is married to Gina Guymon Brown and they have eight children and 16 grandchildren.

Jeffrey E. Booth, M.D.

Dr. Booth is a practicing rheumatologist at McKay-Dee Rheumatology in Ogden, Utah.

Robert D. Corry, M.D.

Dr. Corry is a family practitioner at the IHC Health Center in Cedar City, Utah. He has coached the Cedar High School girls track and cross country teams for the last 24 years and has led the teams to 13 state championships.

Randal B. Gibb, M.D.

Dr. Gibb is a practicing otolaryngology physician with the Central Utah Clinic in Payson, Utah. He and his wife, Diane, have five children and four grandchildren. Dr. Gibb is the former president of the Utah Society of Otolaryngology, former president of the Utah County Medical Society and current president of the Utah Valley Physicians Network.

Therus C. Kolff, M.D.

Dr. Kolff received his master's in public health, health policy and management from Harvard School of Public Health in 1979. He and his wife have raised three daughters. In 1979, Dr. Kolff started the Physician Locum Tenens Industry. He also started an oncology "carve out" and an oncology focused CRO.

E. William Parker, Jr.

Dr. Parker and his wife have 10 children and 25 grandchildren. He has served as a practicing OB-GYN for 27 years and has delivered more than 7,000 babies. He spent 12 years in the United States Naval Reserve. Dr. Parker is contemplating retirement but loves the work too much. He has made great trips to Israel, Egypt, Scandinavia, Europe, United Kingdom, China and Brazil.

Rod Pollary, M.D.

Dr. Pollary is a pediatrician at Ashley Regional Medical Center in Vernal, Utah. He is the founder of Willow Creek Pediatrics, Nightime Pediatrics, and Dinosaurland Pediatrics. He was named Utah Rural Health Provider of the Year in 2003, and LifePoint Physician Leader of the Year in 2006. Dr. Pollary has five children and 11 grandchildren.

Mark B. Taylor, M.D.

Dr. Taylor is a practicing dermatologist at the Gateway Aesthetic Institute and Laser Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He owns and operated the largest dedicated cutaneous laser center in the world, and co-owns and operates the second largest retailer of online skincare products in the U.S. He has seven children, all married and making their own living.

1975

Juan Barbero, M.D.

Dr. Barbero is the Medical Director of the Emergency Department of Family Health West Hospital in Fruita, CO.  He serves on the Executive Board of the Mesa County Medical Society Board of Delegates for the Colorado Medical Society. In his spare time he enjoys running in half marathons, backpacking, climbing, biking, skiing, and world travel.  He also canoed the Lewis and Clark Trail.

J. Cordell Bott, M.D.

Dr. Bott is married and has seven children.  He helped establish the Central Utah Cancer Center in Provo.  He served on its executive board and helped it grow from eight physicians to the largest private practice clinic in Utah, with over 100 physicians.  He brought the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP) clinical trials program to Utah. He still enjoys breeding quarter horses, classical piano and organ and serves as the church organist.  He is listed in Best Doctors in America, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World.

Thomas Dee Callahan, M.D.

Dr. Callahan practices family medicine at the Callahan Clinic in St. George, Utah.

Curtis M. Campbell, M.D.

Dr. Campbell is an urologist and practices at McKay Dee Medical Center in Ogden, UT.

Richard Chapa, M.D.

Dr. Chapa reports he recently retired after thirty years of private practice in OB/GYN.  He commented it was all very enjoyable.

Bradd K. Christensen, M.D.

Bradd and his wife Joan live in Salt Lake City where he practices plastic surgery near St. Mark’s Hospital.

Al Davies, M.D.

Dr. Davis practices with Medical Center Intensivists, P.A. in Houston, Texas.  For many years before that he was a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.  His sub-specialties are Endocrinology, Metabolism and Critical Care Medicine. He and his wife, Debra, have six children and nine grandchildren.  He was named a “Best Doctor” by Best Doctors, Inc. in 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2009.

R. Kim Davis, M.D.

Dr. Davis is a Professor Emeritus from the University of Utah where he was the holder of the Beckstrand Chair in Surgical Oncology.  He also served as Chief of the Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Division and was Director of the Laser Institute of Utah.  He currently works for Intermountain Medical Center. He and His wife, JoNell have six grown children.  In 2005-2008 they served in Kiev, Ukraine as LDS missionaries.

Graydon Harker, M.D.

Dr. Harker still works in the field of medical oncology at Utah Cancer Specialists in Salt Lake City, UT.

Gregory A. Schwitzer, M.D.

Dr. Schwitzer is retired and currently serving as president of the Europe East Area mission in Moscow, Russia for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Patricia J. Sparks, M.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Sparks recently retired as a consultant in Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Clinical Toxicology and as a clinical faculty member of the Department of Environmental Health at the University of Washington and the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia.  She has lived and practice in the Seattle, WA area for many years, but recently became a permanent resident of Canada in order to legally marry the person of her choosing, a woman she has known since 1981.

J. Bradley Taylor, M.D.

Dr. Taylor practices urology in south Orange County. He and the other senior partner have expanded their single specialty practice to 10 urologists. It is the largest private practice urology group in southern California and we have fellowship trained docs in female urology, neurourology, male infertility, laparoscopy and da Vinci robotic surgery. His main special interests include managed care, medical legal issues, and robotic surgery (which some of his younger associates have taught him). He reports he is still  having fun and enjoying his work so has no intention of hanging it up anytime soon.

Daniel Cummings, M.D.