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Ty Triston Dickerson, M.D., M.P.H.

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical), Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Professor

Divisions: Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Public Health

Academic Office Information

Ty Dickerson, MD, MPH, FAAP is Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Health at the University of Utah School of Medicine where he also serves as the Assistant Dean of Global Health Education. He practices as a pediatric hospitalist at Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah where he combines the clinical care of hospitalized children with the education of medical students and resident physicians. Dr. Dickerson’s interests include community-based maternal & child health in resource-poor settings. He has authored or co-authored 15 peer-reviewed research articles and many abstracts related to global maternal and child health and has worked as a program manager to develop and implement a community-based maternal & newborn health outreach program in rural Tibet. In addition to teaching clinical medicine, Dr. Dickerson directs the Graduate Certificate in Global Medicine, co-directs the Ghana Global Health Learning Abroad Program and lectures frequently on clinical pediatrics and global health in a variety of settings.

Education History

Graduate Training University of Rochester
Public Health
Residency SUNY, Upstate Medical University
Professional Medical University of Iowa
Undergraduate University of Iowa

Global Impact