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DeVon C. Hale

DeVon C. Hale, MD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Emeritus - Internal Medicine

Divisions: Infectious Diseases

Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Infectious Disease)
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

DeVon C Hale, MD, is a physician at the University Hospital Clinic 1A. As an infectious disease physician, his clinical interests include tropical infectious diseases and travel medicine.

Hale received his medical degree from the University of Utah in 1969. He received training in medicine and infectious diseases from the Ohio State University, University of California, Irvine and the University of Utah. In the past, Hale served as Director of the Tropical Disease and Travel Medicine Clinic at the University and is a consultant to six travel medicine clinics in Utah. He is currently a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He is co-director of the Utah site for the GeoSentinel surveillance program funded by the CDC. He is the Assistant Dean of International Medical Education and has helped establish educational programs for the University of Utah Global Health Initiative.

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
University of California - Irvine
Residency Kern County Medical Center
Ohio State University
Professional Medical University of Utah School of Medicine
University of Utah

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Tuteja AK, Fang JC, Al-Suqi M, Stoddard GJ, Hale DC (2012). Double-blind placebo-controlled study of mesalamine in post-infective irritable bowel syndrome--a pilot study. Scand J Gastroenterol, 47(10), 1159-64.
  2. Regina C LaRocque, Sowmya R Rao, Jennifer Lee, Vernon Ansdell, Johnnie A Yates, Brian S Schwartz, Mark Knouse, John Cahill, Stefan Hagmann, Joseph Vinetz, Bradley A Connor, Jeffery A Goad, Alawode Oladele, Salvador Alvarez, William Stauffer, Patricia Walker, Phyllis Kozarsky, Carlos Franco-Paredes, Roberta Dismukes, Jessica Rosen, Noreen A Hynes, Frederique Jacquerioz, Susan McLellan, DeVon Hale, Theresa Sofarelli, David Schoenfeld, Nina Marano, Gary Brunette, Emily S Jentes, Emad Yanni, Mark J Sotir, Edward T Ryan, and the Global TravEpiNet Consortium (07/23/2012). Global TravEpiNet: A National Consortium of Clinics Providing Care to International Travelers—Analysis of Demographic Characteristics, Travel Destinations, and Pretravel Healthcare of High-Risk US International Travelers, 2009–2011. Clin Infect Dis, 54(4), 455-462.
  3. Chen BR, Hale DC, Ciolek PJ, Runge KW (2012). Generation and analysis of a barcode-tagged insertion mutant library in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. BMC Genomics, 13(1), 161.
  4. Anand R, Jones CW, Ricks JH, Sofarelli TA, Hale DC (2012). Acute primary toxoplasmosis in travelers returning from endemic countries. J Travel Med, 19(1), 57-60.
  5. Flores-Figueroa J, Okhuysen PC, von Sonnenburg F, DuPont HL, Libman MD, Keystone JS, Hale DC, Burchard G, Han PV, Wilder-Smith A, Freedman DO (2011). Patterns of illness in travelers visiting Mexico and Central America: the GeoSentinel experience. Clin Infect Dis, 53(6), 523-31.
  6. Sofarelli TA, Ricks JH, Anand R, Hale DC (2011). Standardized training in nurse model travel clinics. J Travel Med, 18(1), 39-43.
  7. Mendelson M, Davis XM, Jensenius M, Keystone JS, von Sonnenburg F, Hale DC, Burchard GD, Field V, Vincent P, Freedman DO (2010). Health risks in travelers to South Africa: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 82(6), 991-5.
  8. Crookston BT, Alder SC, Boakye I, Merrill RM, Amuasi JH, Porucznik CA, Stanford JB, Dickerson TT, Dearden KA, Hale DC, Sylverken J, Snow BS, Osei-Akoto A, Ansong D (2010). Exploring the relationship between chronic undernutrition and asymptomatic malaria in Ghanaian children. Malar J, 9, 39.
  9. Tuteja AK, Talley NJ, Gelman SS, Alder SC, Thompson C, Tolman K, Hale DC (2008). Development of functional diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, and dyspepsia during and after traveling outside the USA. Dig Dis Sci, 53(1), 271-6.
  10. Hale DC, Blumberg L, Frean J (2003). Ghanthostomiasis in Two Travelers to Zambia. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 68(6), 707-9.


  1. Zhang F, Yi C, Feng C, Alder SC, Hale DC, Amy Lee YC (2012). The evaluation of feasibility and expectations of study abroad among Chinese medical students. [Letter to the editor]. Med Teach, 34(4), 338.