Peter A. de Schweinitz, MD

Research Interests

  • Suicide Prevention and Wellness Teams
  • Prenatal Factors in Childhood Obesity
  • Responses of a follow-up visit for breast cancer survivors
  • The causes of social distress in Alaska Native young men


  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Spanish

Academic Information

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

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Holistic Medicine

Academic Office Information

  • Department of Family & Preventive Medicine
    375 Chipeta Way, Room: Suite A
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training University of Utah
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Family Medicine
Internship Providence Portland Medical Center
Pastoral Care
Residency Merrill Gappmayer Family Medicine Center
Family Medicine
Professional Medical University of Virginia
Undergraduate Brigham Young University

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. de Schweinitz PA (). Evaluating international collaboration: Differential perceptions of a CBPR project in Ghana. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics, 2009(4), 53-67.
  2. de Schweinitz PA (). Is there a shaman in the house? J Am Board Fam Med, 2010(23), 794-796.
  3. De Schweinitz PA (). Nasruddin and the Coin. Fam Med, 9(2011), 268-270.
  4. de Schweinitz, PA (2008). When empathy gets old: Practical advice from the theatre. Fam Med, 40(5), 318-20.
  5. de Schweinitz, PA (2001). Healing words [essay]. Fam Med, 39, 713-14.
  6. Flinders D, de Schweinitz PA (2004). Pediculosis and Scabies. Am Fam Physician, 69(2), 341-8.
  7. de Schweinitz PA (Winter 1992). The Impact of Army Policy in the Recent Transformation of Guatemalan Ethnicity and Class. (Provo: David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, Brigham Young). Journal of International and Area Studies, Winter, 27-34.

Book Chapter

  1. de Schweinitz PA (2001). Nutrition (chapter), in Anikar Chhabra and Lourne H. Blackbourne, eds. In Pathology Recall. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  2. de Schweinitz PA, de Schweinitz R (2001). Family Medicine (chapter), in Joseph M. Hawes and Elizabeth F. Shores, eds. In The Family in America: An Encyclopedia (pp. 371-381). Santa Barbara:: ABC Clio.


  1. de Schweinitz PA, Johnson (1998). Mr. Johnson. Humanities in Medicine Bulletin (University of Virginia).