David K. Palmer, MD


  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Instructor
  • Divisions: Physician Assistant Program

Academic Office Information

  • 801-268-8349
  • 4000 South 700 East, Room: Suite 10
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Mao H, Palmer D, Rosenthal KS (2001 Aug). Changes in BiP (GRP78) levels upon HSV-1 infection are strain dependent. Virus Res, 76(2), 127-35.
  2. McArthur CP, Subtil-DeOliveira A, Palmer D, Fiorella RM, Gustafson S, Tira D, Miranda RN (2000 Dec). Characteristics of salivary diffuse infiltrative lymphocytosis syndrome in West Africa. Arch Path, 124(12), 1773-9.
  3. Palmer D, Schurch S, Belik J (2000 Sep). Effect of budesonide and salbutamol on surfactant properties. J Appl Physiol, 89(3), 884-90.
  4. Liu H, Palmer D, Jimmo SL, Tilley DG, Dunkerley HA, Pang SC, Maurice DH (2000 Aug 25). Expression of phosphodiesterase 4D (PDE4D) is regulated by both the cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase and mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling pathways. A potential mechanism allowing for the coordinated regulation of PDE4D activity and expression in cells. J Biol Chem, 275(34), 26615-24.
  5. Palmer D, Maurice DH (2000 Aug). Dual expression and differential regulation of phosphodiesterase 3A and phosphodiesterase 3B in human vascular smooth muscle: implications for phosphodiesterase 3 inhibition in human cardiovascular tissues. Mol Pharmacol, 58(2), 247-52.
  6. Cacou C, Palmer D, Lee DA, Bader DL, Shelton JC (2000 Jun). A system for monitoring the response of uniaxial strain on cell seeded collagen gels. Med Eng Phys, 22(5), 327-33.
  7. Silberman AW, Sarna GP, Palmer D (2000 Jun). Adjuvant radiation trials for high-risk breast cancer patients: adequacy of lymphadenectomy. Ann Surg Oncol, 7(5), 357-60.
  8. Palmer D (1999 Sep 8-14). Letter from America. Nurs Times, 95(36), 36-7.
  9. Lopatko OV, Orgeig S, Palmer D, Schurch S, Daniels CB (1999 Jun). Alterations in pulmonary surfactant after rapid arousal from torpor in the marsupial Sminthopsis crassicaudata. J Appl Physiol, 86(6), 1959-70.
  10. Breslow MJ, Min-Lee K, Brown DR, Chacko VP, Palmer D, Berkowitz DE (1999 Mar). Effect of leptin deficiency on metabolic rate in ob/ob mice. Am J Physiol, 276(3 Pt 1), E443-9.
  11. Fung KAFK, Giulivi A, Chisholm J, Laberge S, Palmer D (1998 Sep). Clinical Usefulness of Flow Cytometry in Detection and Quantification of Fetomaternal Hemorrhage. J Matern Fetal Inv, 8(3), 121-125.
  12. Little K, Palmer D (1998 Aug 19-25). Central line exit sites: which dressing? Nurs Stand, 12(48), 42-4.
  13. Berkowitz DE, Brown D, Lee KM, Emala C, Palmer D, An Y, Breslow M (1998 Jun). Endotoxin-induced alteration in the expression of leptin and beta3-adrenergic receptor in adipose tissue. Am J Physiol, 274(6 Pt 1), E992-7.
  14. Palmer D, Tsoi K, Maurice DH (1998 May 4). Synergistic inhibition of vascular smooth muscle cell migration by phosphodiesterase 3 and phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors. Circ Res, 82(8), 852-61.
  15. Lopatko OV, Orgeig S, Daniels CB, Palmer D (1998 Jan). Alterations in the surface properties of lung surfactant in the torpid marsupial Sminthopsis crassicaudata. J Appl Physiol, 84(1), 146-56.
  16. Palmer D, MacFie J (1997 Dec 3-9). Alternative intake. Nurs Times, 93(49), 62, 64, 66.
  17. Kobarg J, Whitney GS, Palmer D, Aruffo A, Bowen MA (1997 Nov). Analysis of the tyrosine phosphorylation and calcium fluxing of human CD6 isoforms with different cytoplasmatic domains. Eur J Immunol, 27(11), 2971-80.
  18. Rose RJ, Liu H, Palmer D, Maurice DH (1997 Sep). Cyclic AMP-mediated regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell cyclic AMP phosphodiesterase activity. Br J Pharmacol, 122(2), 233-40.
  19. Bowen MA, Bajorath J, DEgidio M, Whitney GS, Palmer D, Kobarg J, Starling GC, Siadak AW, Aruffo A (1997 Jun). Characterization of mouse ALCAM (CD166): the CD6-binding domain is conserved in different homologs and mediates cross-species binding. Eur J Immunol, 27(6), 1469-78.
  20. Vedhara K, Nott KH, Bradbeer CS, Davidson EA, Ong EL, Snow MH, Palmer D, Nayagam AT (1997 Apr). Greater emotional distress is associated with accelerated CD4+ cell decline in HIV infection. J Psychosom Res, 42(4), 379-90.
  21. Bowen MA, Whitney GS, Neubauer M, Starling GC, Palmer D, Zhang J, Nowak NJ, Shows TB, Aruffo A (1997 Feb 1). Structure and chromosomal location of the human CD6 gene: detection of five human CD6 isoforms. J Immunol, 158(3), 1149-56.
  22. Palmer DK, Angello JC, Margolis RL (1997 Feb 1). 2-Aminopurine induces spindle cell morphology in MM14 myoblasts in the absence of differentiation signals. Exp Cell Res, 230(2), 262-74.
  23. Merritt TA, Palmer D, Bergman DA, Shiono PH (1997 Jan). Clinical practice guidelines in pediatric and newborn medicine: implications for their use in practice. Pediatrics, 99(1), 100-14.
  24. Parker EM, Izzarelli DG, Lewis-Higgins L, Palmer D, Shapiro RA (1996 Nov). Two amino acid differences in the sixth transmembrane domain are partially responsible for the pharmacological differences between the 5-HT1D beta and 5-HT1E 5-hydroxytryptamine receptors. J Neurochem, 67(5), 2096-103.
  25. May J, Murchan P, MacFie J, Sedman P, Donat R, Palmer D, Mitchell CJ (1996 Aug). Prospective study of the aetiology of infusion phlebitis and line failure during peripheral parenteral nutrition. Br J Surg, 83(8), 1091-4.
  26. Holloway WJ, Palmer D (1996 Jun 24). Clinical applications of a new parenteral antibiotic in the treatment of severe bacterial infections. Am J Med, 100(6A), 52S-59S.
  27. Palmer D (1996 Apr). A bad idea whose time has come. Dent Econ, 86(4), 32-4.
  28. Dubois PM, Palmer D, Webb ML, Ledbetter JA, Shapiro RA (1996 Feb 15). Early signal transduction by the receptor to the chemokine monocyte chemotactic protein-1 in a murine T cell hybrid. J Immunol, 156(4), 1356-61.
  29. Evans RJ, Jewkes F, Owen G, McCabe M, Palmer D (1995 Nov). Intraosseous infusion--a technique available for intravascular administration of drugs and fluids in the child with burns. Burns, 21(7), 552-3.
  30. Little K, Palmer D, Swiers D (1995 Apr 26-May 2). Bovine spongiform encephalopathy: something to beef about? Nurs Stand, 9(31), 19-21.
  31. Beadle L, Townsend S, Palmer D (1995 Jan 4-10). The management of dysphagia in stroke. Nurs Stand, 9(15), 37-9.
  32. Petrovich Z, McDonnell JM, Palmer D, Langholz BM, Liggett PE (1994 Aug). Histopathologic changes following irradiation for uveal tract melanoma. Am J Clin Oncol, 17(4), 298-306.
  33. Bender CL, Liyanage H, Palmer D, Ullrich M, Young S, Mitchell R (1993 Oct 29). Characterization of the genes controlling the biosynthesis of the polyketide phytotoxin coronatine including conjugation between coronafacic and coronamic acid. Gene, 133(1), 31-8.
  34. Shapiro RA, Palmer D, Cislo T (1993 Oct 15). A deletion mutation in the third cytoplasmic loop of the mouse m1 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor unmasks cryptic G-protein binding sites. J Biol Chem, 268(29), 21734-8.
  35. Palmer D (1992 Jun). Mass media for health promotion: health Leninists or change agents? Aust J Public Health, 16(2), 206-7.
  36. Brown KW, White T, Palmer D (1992 Feb). Movement disorders and psychological tests of frontal lobe function in schizophrenic patients. Psychol Med, 22(1), 69-77.
  37. Palmer DK, Brown KM, Basch RS (1991 Dec). Thymic stromal cells in culture. 2. Binding of normal thymocytes to a cloned thymic stromal cell line. Cell Immunol, 138(2), 473-81.
  38. Cook RT Jr, Hoover RJ, Palmer DK (1991 Sep). An unusual case of hoarseness and partial airway obstruction. Am J Emerg Med, 9(5), 455-6.
  39. Andreassen PR, Palmer DK, Wener MH, Margolis RL (1991 Jul). Telophase disc: a new mammalian mitotic organelle that bisects telophase cells with a possible function in cytokinesis. J Cell Sci, 99 ( Pt 3), 523-34.
  40. Palmer DK, ODay K, Trong HL, Charbonneau H, Margolis RL (1991 May 1). Purification of the centromere-specific protein CENP-A and demonstration that it is a distinctive histone. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 88(9), 3734-8.
  41. Palmer D, Kevany M, Mackworth-Young C, Batchelor R, Lombardi G, Lechler R (1991). Generation and characterization of an HLA-DR alpha-specific monoclonal antibody using L-cell transfectants expressing human and mouse class II major histocompatibility dimers. Immunogenetics, 33(1), 12-7.
  42. Palmer DK, ODay K, Margolis RL (1990 Dec). The centromere specific histone CENP-A is selectively retained in discrete foci in mammalian sperm nuclei. Chromosoma, 100(1), 32-6.
  43. Palmer D (1990 Mar). Artificial intelligence in healthcare management. Healthc Inform, 7(3), 54.
  44. Palmer D (1989 Apr). Collecting overdue accounts by phone. Dent Econ, 79(4), 40-4, 46, 48.
  45. Rock G, Palmer D, Tittley P, McCombie N, Schoendorfer D, Drago J (1989 Feb). Formation of a cryogel during processing of cell-free plasma. Transfusion, 29(2), 165-9.
  46. Palmer DK, ODay K, Margolis RL (1989). Biochemical analysis of CENP-A, a centromeric protein with histone-like properties. Prog Clin Biol Res, 318, 61-72.
  47. Pennington DG, McBride LR, Kanter KR, Swartz MT, Lagunoff D, Palmer D, Martin T, Miller LW (1988 Nov). Effect of perioperative myocardial infarction on survival of postcardiotomy patients supported with ventricular-assist devices. Circulation, 78(5 Pt 2), III110-5.
  48. Graham R, Palmer D, Pratt BC, Hart CA (1988 Oct). In vitro activity of florphenicol. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis, 7(5), 691-4.
  49. Palmer D (1988 Jun). There's no place like home. Aust Coll Midwives Inc J, 1(1), 6-7.
  50. Lipman B, Palmer D, Noble J, Haughton V, Collier D (1988 May). Effect of lumbar puncture on flow of cerebrospinal fluid. Invest Radiol, 23(5), 359-60.
  51. Schatten G, Simerly C, Palmer DK, Margolis RL, Maul G, Andrews BS, Schatten H (1988). Kinetochore appearance during meiosis, fertilization and mitosis in mouse oocytes and zygotes. Chromosoma, 96(5), 341-52.
  52. Hellman R, Palmer D, Zielonka J, Berg J, Isitman A, Collier BD (1988). System characterization of a rotating gamma camera, optimized for single-photon emission computed tomography of the head using iodine 123 iodoamphetamine. Am J Physiol Imaging, 3(1), 32.
  53. Miller YE, Daniels GL, Jones C, Palmer DK (1987 Dec). Identification of a cell-surface antigen produced by a gene on human chromosome 3 (cen-q22) and not expressed by Rhnull cells. Am J Hum Genet, 41(6), 1061-70.
  54. Palmer D, Greenberg P, Cornell P, Parker RG (1987 Dec). Radiation therapy for Graves' ophthalmopathy: a retrospective analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 13(12), 1815-20.
  55. James ML, Hudson CN, Gebski VJ, Browne LH, Andrews GR, Crisp SE, Palmer D, Beresford JL (1987 Nov 2). An evaluation of planned early postnatal transfer home with nursing support. Med J Aust, 147(9), 434-5, 437-8.
  56. Palmer DK, Morse HG, Jones C (1987 Aug). Three distinct epitopes of the human MSK20 cell surface antigen are expressed on human and nonhuman primate cells. Mol Immunol, 24(8), 865-9.
  57. Ganz PR, Ciavolella P, Palmer D, Rock G (1987 Jun 15). Proteolysis of von Willebrand factor by lipase preparations from Rhizopus arrhizus. Thromb Res, 46(6), 881-3.
  58. Palmer DK, ODay K, Wener MH, Andrews BS, Margolis RL (1987 Apr). A 17-kD centromere protein (CENP-A) copurifies with nucleosome core particles and with histones. J Cell Biol, 104(4), 805-15.
  59. Palmer D, Hampton PT (1987 Spring). Reducing broken appointments at intake in a community mental health center. Community Ment Health J, 23(1), 76-8.
  60. Daniels GL, Tippett P, Palmer DK, Miller YE, Geyer D, Jones C (1987). MER2: a red cell polymorphism defined by monoclonal antibodies. Vox Sang, 52(1-2), 107-10.
  61. Palmer DK, Jones C (1986 Fall). Production of Chinese hamster monoclonal antibody to a human cell-surface antigen using a hamster-human somatic cell hybrid as antigen. Hybridoma, 5(3), 249-53.
  62. Norden CW, Bryant R, Palmer D, Montgomerie JZ, Wheat J (1986 Aug). Chronic osteomyelitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus: controlled clinical trial of nafcillin therapy and nafcillin-rifampin therapy. South Med J, 79(8), 947-51.
  63. Donahue PR, Palmer DK, Condie JM, Sabatini LM, Blumenfeld M (1986 Jul). Drosophila histone H2A.2 is associated with the interbands of polytene chromosomes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 83(13), 4744-8.
  64. Bill J, Palmer DK, Miller YE, Geyer D, Jones C (1986 Jul). Expression of human chromosome 11-encoded cell-surface antigens by DNA-mediated transfectants. Somat Cell Mol Genet, 12(4), 409-13.
  65. Palmer DK, Jones C (1986 Mar-Apr). Gene mapping in chicken-Chinese hamster somatic cell hybrids. Serum albumin and phosphoglucomutase-2 structural genes on chicken chromosome 6. J Hered, 77(2), 106-8.
  66. Berg G, Bodet J, Webb K, Williams G, Palmer D, Ruoff B, Pearson A (1985 Dec). Systemic lupus erythematosis presenting as isolated congestive heart failure. J Rheumatol, 12(6), 1182-5.
  67. Ducatelle R, Palmer D, Ossent P, Hoorens J (1985 Oct). Immunoperoxidase study of adenovirus pneumonia in dogs. Vet Q, 7(4), 290-6.
  68. Vandevelde M, Zurbriggen A, Dumas M, Palmer D (1985 Jul). Canine distemper virus does not infect oligodendrocytes in vitro. J Neurol Sci, 69(3), 133-7.
  69. Palmer D (1985 Jul). Case-mix indexes: do they adversely affect some hospitals? Healthc Financ Manage, 39(7), 38-40, 44, 48.
  70. Pennington DG, Samuels LD, Williams G, Palmer D, Swartz MT, Codd JE, Merjavy JP, Lagunoff D, Joist JH (1985 Feb). Experience with the Pierce-Donachy ventricular assist device in postcardiotomy patients with cardiogenic shock. World J Surg, 9(1), 37-46.
  71. Liau YH, Slomiany BL, Slomiany A, Piasek A, Palmer D, Rosenthal WS (1985). Identification of mucus glycoprotein fatty acyltransferase activity in human gastric mucosa. Digestion, 32(1), 57-62.
  72. Vandevelde M, Zurbriggen A, Higgins RJ, Palmer D (1985). Spread and distribution of viral antigen in nervous canine distemper. Acta Neuropathol (Berl), 67(3-4), 211-8.
  73. Palmer DK, Margolis RL (1985 Jan). Kinetochore components recognized by human autoantibodies are present on mononucleosomes. Mol Cell Biol, 5(1), 173-86.
  74. Smith RA, Norris F, Palmer D, Bernhardt L, Wills RJ (1985 Jan). Distribution of alpha interferon in serum and cerebrospinal fluid after systemic administration. Clin Pharmacol Ther, 37(1), 85-8.
  75. Campbell J, Crowe RR, Goeken N, Pfohl B, Pauls D, Palmer D (1984 Aug). Affective disorder not linked to HLA in a large bipolar kindred. J Affect Disord, 7(1), 45-51.
  76. Palmer D, Ossent P, Waldvogel A, Weilenmann R (1983 Sep). [Distemper encephalitis in stone martens (Martes foina Erxleben 1777) in Switzerland]. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd, 125(9), 529-36.
  77. McDonald A, Carlson K, Palmer D, Slay T (1983 Feb). Special education and medicine: a survey of physicians. J Learn Disabil, 16(2), 93-4.
  78. Liau YH, Slomiany BL, Palmer D, Braun DR, Slomiany A, Jozwiak Z, Rosenthal WS (1983). Enzymatic sulfation of glycolipids by human gastric mucosa. Digestion, 28(2), 132-7.
  79. Hofstetter H, Metzler A, Palmer D (1982 Sep). [Virological, bacteriological and parasitological studies of fecal samples from dog excreta in the city of Zurich]. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd, 124(9), 457-9.
  80. Barandun G, Palmer D (1982). [Epiphora in dwarf rabbits. Anatomic, clinical and pathologicoanatomic studies of the lacrimal canal in the dwarf rabbit]. Tierarztl Prax, 10(3), 403-10.
  81. McMillan MD, Kardos TB, Edwards JL, Thorburn DN, Adams DB, Palmer DK (1981 Aug). Giant cell hyalin angiopathy or pulse granuloma. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol, 52(2), 178-86.
  82. Palmer DK, Nordskog AW (1980 Sep). The major histocompatibility complex in the turkey: do erythrocytes bear serologically detectable H antigens? Poult Sci, 59(9), 2158-9.
  83. Palmer D, Snyder LA, Blumenfeld M (1980 May). Drosophila nucleosomes contain an unusual histone-like protein. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 77(5), 2671-75.
  84. Palmer DK (1980 Apr). Inspired analgesia through transcendental meditation. N Z Dent J, 76(344), 61-4.
  85. Blumenfeld M, Billings PC, Orf JW, Pan CG, Palmer DK, Snyder LA (1980). Differential histone phosphorylation during Drosophila development. Results Probl Cell Differ, 11, 45-8.
  86. Ripert C, Same-Ekobo A, Enyong P, Palmer D (1979 Jul-Aug). [Evaluation of the repercussions on parasitic endemias (malaria, bilharziasis, onchocerciasis, dracunculosis) of the construction of 57 dams in the Mandara Mountains (North Cameroun)]. Bull Soc Pathol Exot, 72(4), 324-39.
  87. Billings PC, Orf JW, Palmer DK, Talmage DA, Pan CG, Blumenfeld M (1979). Anomalous electrophoretic mobility of Drosophila phosphorylated H1 histone: is it related to the compaction of satellite DNA into heterochromatin? Nucleic Acids Res, 6(6), 2151-64.
  88. Bolton JP, Palmer D, Cohen MM (1978 Apr). Stimulation of mucus and nonparietal cell secretion by the E2 prostaglandins. Am J Dig Dis, 23(4), 359-64.
  89. Birnbaumer ME, Schneider AB, Palmer D, Hanley DA, Sherwood LM (1977 Jul). Secretion of parathyroid hormone by abnormal human parathyroid glands in vitro. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 45(1), 105-13.
  90. Bolton JP, Palmer D, Cohen MM (1976). Effect of the E2 prostaglandins on gastric mucus production in rats. Surg Forum, 27(62), 402-3.
  91. Swann S, Palmer D, Kaufman L, Lim CB, Hoffer PB (1976 Jan). Optimized collimators for scintillation cameras. J Nucl Med, 17(1), 50-3.
  92. Palmer D (1975 Aug). The busy signal: survey, starset and a problem-solving suggestion. J Med Assoc State Ala, 47(2), 42-3.
  93. Cook HP, Palmer DK (1972 Dec 5). Mental onlay bone grafts in Angle's Class II malocclusions: a preliminary study. Br Dent J, 133(11), 473-81.
  94. Jones BE, Lightfoot OB, Palmer D, Wilkerson RG, Williams DH (1970 Dec). Problems of black psychiatric residents in white training institutes. Am J Psychiatry, 127(6), 798-803.


  1. Krzych U, Schwenk R, Guebre-Xabier M, Sun P, Palmer D, White K, Chalom I (2000 Apr). The role of intrahepatic lymphocytes in mediating protective immunity induced by attenuated Plasmodium berghei sporozoites. [Review]. Immunol Rev, 174, 123-34.
  2. Pohlenz J, Palmer D, Zindel W (1979). [Pathology and pathogenesis of neonatal diarrhea in the calf. I. Presentation of the problem and a discussion of its etiology and pathogenesis based on the latest literature]. [Review]. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd, 121(12), 607-14.


  1. Palmer D (1998 Nov). The persisting problem of malnutrition in healthcare. J Adv Nurs, 28(5), 931-2.


  1. MacFie J, Palmer D (2001 Feb). Oral dietary supplements before and after surgery [Letter to the editor]. Nutrition, 17(2), 186.
  2. Hankins C, Palmer D, Singh R (2000 Nov 28). Unintended subcutaneous and intramuscular injection by drug users [Letter to the editor]. CMAJ, 163(11), 1425-6.
  3. Ward-Smith R, Palmer D, Colella P, Graham M, Miklea J, Mueller J, Wahba O, Guenter D (2000 Sep). Be careful about drawing conclusions [Letter to the editor]. Can Fam Physician, 46, 1734, 1737.
  4. Nagy P, Ogden K, Kim CS, Wilson CR, Jacobson D, Palmer D (1995 Jul). Spatial and temporal responses of ionization chambers [Letter to the editor]. Health Phys, 69(1), 137-8.
  5. Allen S, Palmer D (1991 Apr). Foodborne hepatitis A: evidence that microwaving reduces risk? [Letter to the editor]. J Infect Dis, 163(4), 918.
  6. Palmer D (1982 Oct 2). Neural tube defects in siblings of children with other malformations [Letter to the editor]. Lancet, 2(8301), 764.


  1. Winn L, Palmer D (1999 Mar 10-16). Travel awards. Money well spent. Interview by Sue Smith. Nurs Times (95(10), pp. 30-1).
  2. Nichol G, Hallstrom AP, Kerber R, Moss AJ, Ornato JP, Palmer D, Riegel B, Smith S Jr, Weisfeldt ML (1998 Apr 7). American Heart Association report on the second public access defibrillation conference, April 17-19, 1997. Circulation (97(13), pp. 1309-14).