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Vice Chairs & Officers

Chris Hull


  • More to come
  • More to come
  • More to come

Jennie Clarke

VC of Education

  • Faculty Mentorship Program
  • Promotion/Tenure and Retention process
  • Faculty Recruitment (w/Dr. Duffin)
  • Promoting academic success of the faculty
  • Faculty academic travel funding
  • Academic ‘scorecard’ – collecting data on faculty’s academic productivity (for financial bonus)

Mark Eliason

VC of Clinical Ops

  • Clinics (addressing issues that impact ability to deliver care to patients)
  • Clinical and Lab Managers
  • Schedulers
  • Medical Directors and Lab Managers of our clinics
  • Address patient and staffing issues
  • Works with Karen Newman (Service Line Director)

Leadership Team

Kristina Duffin, Amy Boyack, & Karen Newman

This empowered trio of female leaders are the backbone of what guides the Department of Dermatology's strategic mission, values & vision.  

  • KRISTINA DUFFIN, MD, MS - Chair of the Dermatology Department
  • AMY BOYACK - Senior Administrative Director
  • KAREN NEWMAN - Senior Nursing Director

We are so proud to spotlight our Chair, Dr. Kristina Callis Duffin who was awarded as one of the 2022 Utah Business Women of the Year.  Check out her nomination video here.