Craig Teerlink, PhD


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Research Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Epidemiology, Public Health

Academic Office Information

  • 801-587-9303
  • Division of Genetic Epidemiology
    391 Chipeta Way, Suite D
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Craig Teerlink, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Genetic Epidemiology in the Department of Medicine. As a research track assistant professor, his research interests include gene discovery in a variety of complex diseases.

Dr. Teerlink’s research has relied heavily on the unique resources that are available at the University of Utah including genealogical and phenotype records contained in the Utah Population Database and genotype/sequence data collected over the last several decades at the Division of Genetic Epidemiology. His research has covered a range of activities contributing to gene discovery including familial aggregation, gene localization, and analysis of sequence data.

Dr. Teerlink received his PhD from the University of Utah where he received graduate training in statistics and biomedical informatics.

Education History

Type School Degree
Doctoral Training University of Utah, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Biomedical Informatics
Graduate Training University of Utah, Department of Mathematics
Undergraduate University of Utah, Department of Economics

Global Impact

Selected Publications


  1. Teerlink CC, Thomas A (2008). An application of the latent p-value method to assess linkage in asthma pedigrees [Abstract]. International Genetic Epidemiology Society Conference.