Christopher A. Gay, MD

Research Interests

  • Preventive Medicine
  • End-of-life care


  • English

Academic Information

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

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Family & Community Medicine
Internship University of Utah School of Medicine
Family & Community Medicine
Professional Medical Tulane University
Undergraduate University of Oregon(national student clearinghouse)

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Saffel-Shrier S, Gay C, Oderda L, Thiese M (May/June 2003). Involuntary Weight Loss and Malnutrition: Screening, Evaluation and Treatment. Geriatr Times, 29-33.
  2. Magill M, Gunning K, Saffel-Shrier S, Gay C (2003). Update on Hypertension. Am Fam Physician, 5: pages.
  3. Gay C, Shane-McWhorter L, Williams K, Stone MB (2000 Aug). Physician prescribing of anorexigenics for weight loss in Salt Lake County, Utah. Pharmacotherapy, 20(8), 967-73.
  4. Gunning K, Gay C (1999 Apr). Treatment of restless leg syndrome with pergolide. J Fam Pract, 48(4), 250.


  1. Magill MK, Gunning K, Saffel-Shrier S, Gay C (2003 Sep 1). New developments in the management of hypertension. [Review]. Am Fam Physician, 68(5), 853-8.

Book Chapter

  1. Gay C, M Thiese, B Apgar, D Stulberg (2003). Dematology Through the Ages, Malignant Tumors of the Skin in the Maturing Adult. In Clinics in Family Practice (5, pp. 757-770).
  2. Gay C, Stulberg D, Thiese M (2003). Geriatric Dermatology. In Dan Stulberg (Ed.), Clinics in Family Practice (5, pp. 771-789). Elsevier Press .
  3. Gay C (1998). Obesity, Causes and Treatment. In Branch and Adashi (Eds.), Saunders Manual of Obstetric and Gynecologic Practice. W.B. Saunders Company.


  1. Gay CA (May 2000). Health Science Report (Univ Utah) on the obesity epidemic. John Dwan in Public Affairs (Ed.).