Department Leadership

David J. Bjorkman, MD, MSPH, SM

Interim Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Research Interests: Barrett's Esophagus, Diarrhea, Endoscopy, Esophageal Diseases, Gastroenterology, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Health Outcomes, Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), Peptic Ulcer Hemorrhage, Peptic Ulcer Perforation, Peptic Ulcers

Specialties: Barrett's Esophagus, Colon Cancer, Constipation, Endoscopy, Esophageal Diseases, Gastric Mucosal Disorders, Gastroenterology, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Peptic Ulcers

Frederick G. Welt, MD

Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine

Specialties: Cardiology, General Cardiology, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Interventional Cardiology, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVI or TAVR), Valvular Heart Disease

Caroline K. Milne, MD

Vice Chair of Education, Department of Internal Medicine

Caroline Milne is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Hospital. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Medical School and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Utah where she also served as Chief Medical Residents. She completed a fellowship in Medical Education at the University of P... Read More

Specialties: Internal Medicine, General

Alfred K. Cheung, MD

Chief, Division of Nephrology, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Internal Medicine

Alfred K. Cheung, M.D. is a Professor of Medicine, Chief of Division of Nephrology & Hypertension and Executive Director of the Dialysis Program at the University of Utah Hospital & Clinics. He holds the inaugural Dialysis Research Foundation endowed chair. Dr. Cheung received his M.D. degree from Albany Medical College in New York. He c... Read More

Specialties: Dialysis, Nephrology & Hypertension

Michael A. Rubin, MD, PhD, MS

Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Development, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine

Michael Rubin graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago as part of the combined M.D./Ph.D. program, finishing both in 1997. Following this, he completed both his residency in internal medicine (in 2000) and his fellowship in infectious diseases (in 2003) at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where he then joined the faculty in the... Read More

Research Interests: Computer Simulation, Electronic Disease Surveillance, Healthcare-Associated Infections, Infection Control, Infectious Disease, Infectious Disease Clinical Decision Support, Infectious Disease Surveillance, Intervention Studies, Medical Informatics

Specialties: Epidemiology/Nosocomial Infections, Infectious Diseases

G. Paul Eleazer, MD, FACP

Associate Chair, Veteran's Affairs, Department of Internal Medicine

Dr. Eleazer is a native of South Carolina, attending the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. After 3  years of practice in rural Kentucky, he returned to South Carolina and worked in a variety of settings before joining the faculty of the University of S... Read More

Specialties: Geriatrics