Robert W. Barnett, MD


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Family Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Academic Office Information

  • 435-649-1439
  • P.O. Box 680253
    Park City, UT 84068

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Family & Community Medicine
Professional Medical Ohio State University Hospitals
Undergraduate Muskingum College
Biology and Chemistry

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Barnett R (2000 Aug 25). "Wait till it's serious:" health care costs and urban survival strategies of low income groups in Christchurch. N Z Med J, 113(1116), 350-4.
  2. Barnett R, Maruff P, Purcell R, Wainwright K, Kyrios M, Brewer W, Pantelis C (1999 Sep). Impairment of olfactory identification in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychol Med, 29(5), 1227-33.
  3. Tavakoli K, Rutkowski S, Cope C, Hassall M, Barnett R, Richards M, Vandervord J (1999 Sep). Recurrence rates of ischial sores in para- and tetraplegics treated with hamstring flaps: an 8-year study. Br J Plast Surg, 52(6), 476-9.
  4. Enoch MA, Goldman D, Barnett R, Sher L, Mazzanti CM, Rosenthal NE (1999 Jan). Association between seasonal affective disorder and the 5-HT2A promoter polymorphism, -1438G/A. Mol Psychiatry, 4(1), 89-92.
  5. Barnett R, Grace M, Boothe P, Latozek K, Neal C, Legatt D, Finegan BA (1999 Jan). Flumazenil in drug overdose: randomized, placebo-controlled study to assess cost effectiveness. Crit Care Med, 27(1), 78-81.
  6. Shelton F, Barnett R, Meyer E (1998 Dec). Full-body interface pressure testing as a method for performance evaluation of clinical support surfaces. Appl Ergon, 29(6), 491-7.
  7. Barnett P, Barnett R (1997 Mar). A turning tide? Reflections on ideology and health service restructuring in New Zealand. Health Place, 3(1), 55-8.
  8. Barnett R, Davenport L, Pauly GJ (1997). Primary care design: case study of physician practices at Massachusetts General Hospital. J Healthc Des, 9, 39-43.
  9. Rapoport J, Teres D, Barnett R, Jacobs P, Shustack A, Lemeshow S, Norris C, Hamilton S (1995 Aug). A comparison of intensive care unit utilization in Alberta and western Massachusetts. Crit Care Med, 23(8), 1336-46.
  10. Green J, Barnett R (1995 Jul). A physician's perspective on capitation. Physician Exec, 21(7), 5-8.
  11. Cope C, Barry P, Hassall M, Barnett R, Richards M, Vandervord J (1995 Jun). V-Y advancement hamstring myocutaneous island flap repair of ischial pressure ulcers. Aust N Z J Surg, 65(6), 412-6.
  12. Barnett R, Shustack A (1994 Aug). Cost containment: the Americas. Canada. New Horiz, 2(3), 332-5.
  13. Solomon C, van Rij AM, Barnett R, Packer SG, Lewis-Barned NJ (1994 Mar 9). Amputations in the surgical budget. N Z Med J, 107(973), 78-80.
  14. X Ma MY, McCallum K, Climie SC, Kuperman R, Lin WC, Sumner-Smith M, Barnett RW (1993 Jun 11). Design and synthesis of RNA miniduplexes via a synthetic linker approach. 2. Generation of covalently closed, double-stranded cyclic HIV-1 TAR RNA analogs with high Tat-binding affinity. Nucleic Acids Res, 21(11), 2585-9.
  15. Ma MY, Reid LS, Climie SC, Lin WC, Kuperman R, Sumner-Smith M, Barnett RW (1993 Feb 23). Design and synthesis of RNA miniduplexes via a synthetic linker approach. Biochemistry, 32(7), 1751-8.
  16. Barnett RW, Delling U, Kuperman R, Sonenberg N, Sumner-Smith M (1993 Jan 11). Rotational symmetry in ribonucleotide strand requirements for binding of HIV-1 Tat protein to TAR RNA. Nucleic Acids Res, 21(1), 151-4.
  17. Siderovski DP, Matsuyama T, Frigerio E, Chui S, Min X, Erfle H, Sumner-Smith M, Barnett RW, Mak TW (1992 Oct 25). Random mutagenesis of the human immunodeficiency virus type-1 trans-activator of transcription (HIV-1 Tat). Nucleic Acids Res, 20(20), 5311-20.
  18. Delling U, Reid LS, Barnett RW, Ma MY, Climie S, Sumner-Smith M, Sonenberg N (1992 May). Conserved nucleotides in the TAR RNA stem of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 are critical for Tat binding and trans activation: model for TAR RNA tertiary structure. J Virol, 66(5), 3018-25.
  19. Campbell RK, Erfle H, Barnett RW, Moyle WR (1992 Feb). Assembly and expression of a synthetic gene encoding the bovine glycoprotein hormone alpha-subunit. Mol Cell Endocrinol, 83(2-3), 195-200.
  20. Granat MH, Barnett RW, Kirkwood CA, Andrews BJ (1991 Nov). Technique for calculating the direction of postural sway. Med Biol Eng Comput, 29(6), 599-601.
  21. Sumner-Smith M, Roy S, Barnett R, Reid LS, Kuperman R, Delling U, Sonenberg N (1991 Oct). Critical chemical features in trans-acting-responsive RNA are required for interaction with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 Tat protein. J Virol, 65(10), 5196-202.
  22. Delling U, Roy S, Sumner-Smith M, Barnett R, Reid L, Rosen CA, Sonenberg N (1991 Jul 15). The number of positively charged amino acids in the basic domain of Tat is critical for trans-activation and complex formation with TAR RNA. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 88(14), 6234-8.
  23. Wilkes BM, Ruston AS, Mento P, Girardi E, Hart D, Vander Molen M, Barnett R, Nord EP (1991 Apr). Characterization of endothelin 1 receptor and signal transduction mechanisms in rat medullary interstitial cells. Am J Physiol, 260(4 Pt 2), F579-89.
  24. Tammany JM, Evans RG, Barnett RW (1990 Nov). Personality and intellectual characteristics of adult male felons as a function of offense category. J Clin Psychol, 46(6), 906-11.
  25. Seibel HP, Wallbrown FH, Reuter EK, Barnett RW (1990 Fall). Further evidence concerning motivational distortion on the Sixteen Personality Factor primaries by male felons. J Pers Assess, 55(1-2), 367-75.
  26. Barnett RW, Erfle H (1990 May 25). Rapid generation of DNA fragments by PCR amplification of crude, synthetic oligonucleotides. Nucleic Acids Res, 18(10), 3094.
  27. Moyle WR, Matzuk MM, Campbell RK, Cogliani E, Dean-Emig DM, Krichevsky A, Barnett RW, Boime I (1990 May 25). Localization of residues that confer antibody binding specificity using human chorionic gonadotropin/luteinizing hormone beta subunit chimeras and mutants. J Biol Chem, 265(15), 8511-8.
  28. Barnett R, Israel HL, Scott R, Fish JE, Peters SP (1990 Jan). Pulmonary fibrosis in a patient treated with bumetanide: clinical improvement associated with transition from a granulocytic to lymphocytic alveolitis. Respir Med, 84(1), 71-5.
  29. Barnett R, Ortiz PA, Blaufox S, Singer S, Nord EP, Ramsammy L (1990 Jan). Atrial natriuretic factor alters phospholipid metabolism in mesangial cells. Am J Physiol, 258(1 Pt 1), C37-45.
  30. Ownby RL, Wallbrown FH, Carmin CN, Barnett RW (1990 Jan). A combined factor analysis of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory and the MMPI in an offender population. J Clin Psychol, 46(1), 89-96.
  31. McCormack JK, Barnett RW, Wallbrown FH (1989 Fall). Factor structure of the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory (MCMI) with an offender sample. J Pers Assess, 53(3), 442-8.
  32. Wosnick MA, Barnett RW, Carlson JE (1989 Mar 15). Total chemical synthesis and expression in Escherichia coli of a maize glutathione-transferase (GST) gene. Gene, 76(1), 153-60.
  33. Reuter EK, Wallbrown FH, Barnett RW (1989 Feb). Comparing 16 PF scores for two groups of offenders. Psychol Rep, 64(1), 287-90.
  34. Jones JM, Barnett RW, McCormack JK (1988 Nov). Verbal/performance splits in inmates assessed with the Multidimensional Aptitude Battery . J Clin Psychol, 44(6), 995-1000.
  35. Reuter EK, Wallbrown FH, Barnett RW (1988 Aug). Examining 16 PF scores for male felons in a reception and diagnostic center: Part II. Cross-validating four-point codes. Psychol Rep, 63(1), 283-6.
  36. Andrews BJ, Baxendale RH, Barnett R, Phillips GF, Yamazaki T, Paul JP, Freeman PA (1988 Apr). Hybrid FES orthosis incorporating closed loop control and sensory feedback. J Biomed Eng, 10(2), 189-95.
  37. Barnett R, Scharschmidt L, Ko YH, Schlondorff D (1987 Dec). Comparison of glomerular and mesangial prostaglandin synthesis and glomerular contraction in two rat models of diabetes mellitus. Diabetes, 36(12), 1468-75.
  38. Hannan EL, Rouse RL, Barnett R, Uppal P (1987 Spring). Methods for developing relative need criteria to accompany a health care capital expenditure limit. J Health Polit Policy Law, 12(1), 113-36.
  39. Wosnick MA, Barnett RW, Vicentini AM, Erfle H, Elliott R, Sumner-Smith M, Mantei N, Davies RW (1987). Rapid construction of large synthetic genes: total chemical synthesis of two different versions of the bovine prochymosin gene. Gene, 60(1), 115-27.
  40. Barnett R, Singhal PC, Scharschmidt LA, Schlondorff D (1986 Nov). Dopamine attenuates the contractile response to angiotensin II in isolated rat glomeruli and cultured mesangial cells. Circ Res, 59(5), 529-33.
  41. Barnett R, Goldwasser P, Scharschmidt LA, Schlondorff D (1986 May). Effects of leukotrienes on isolated rat glomeruli and cultured mesangial cells. Am J Physiol, 250(5 Pt 2), F838-44.
  42. Barnett R, Shusterman S (1985 Oct). Fetal alcohol syndrome: review of literature and report of cases. J Am Dent Assoc, 111(4), 591-3.
  43. Barnett R (1983 Dec). Infection control in hospital and the community. Isolated but not alone. Nursing (Lond), 2(20), suppl 7.
  44. Walling AD, Barnett R (1983 Sep). Fetal/infant mortality. A review of Sedgwick County statistics for 1981. J Kans Med Soc, 84(9), 450-3.
  45. Haghighi B, Thorpe C, Pohland AE, Barnett R (1981 Feb 6). Development of a sensitive high-performance liquid chromatographic method for detection of aflatoxins in pistachio nuts. J Chromatogr, 206(1), 101-8.
  46. Barnett R, Stranc M (1979 Nov). A method of producing improved scars following excision of small lesions of the back. Ann Plast Surg, 3(5), 391-4.
  47. Barnett RW, DErcole AJ, Cain JD, Arthur RD (1979 Sep). Organochlorine pesticide residues in human milk samples from women living in Northwest and Northeast Mississippi, 1973-75. Pestic Monit J, 13(2), 47-51.
  48. Ghafghazi T, Maghbareh A, Barnett R (1979 Jan). Chromium-induced hyperglycemia in the rat. Toxicology, 12(1), 47-52.
  49. Clarke AM, Barnett R (1975 Feb 12). The medical student and the problem of relevance. N Z Med J, 81(533), 114-9.
  50. Cassady G, Barnett R, Ceballos R (1971 Jul 1). Dangers of fetal transfusion: importance of placental location. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 110(5), 672-3.
  51. Barnett R (1971 May). Personality correlates of vocational planning. Genet Psychol Monogr, 83(2), 309-56.
  52. Lynch JB, Wisner HK, Evans RM, Barnett R, Lewis SR (1970 Dec). Cephalometric study of maxillary growth five years after alveolar bone grafting of cleft palate infants. Plast Reconstr Surg, 46(6), 564-7.
  53. Cassady G, Barnett R (1970 Dec 1). The predictive value of amniotic fluid spectrophotometry. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 108(7), 1010-6.


  1. Stewart CL, Barnett R (1997 Jul). Acute renal failure in infants, children and adults. [Review]. Crit Care Clin, 13(3), 575-90.


  1. Barnett R, Sears C (1991 Oct 11). JAMA gets into an Indian herbal jam. Science (254(5029), pp. 188-9).