Department Leadership

Kathleen A. Cooney, MD, MACP

Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Research Interests: Epidemiology of Prostate Cancer, Genetic Studies of Hereditary Prostate Cancer, Therapeutic Clinical Trials for Prostate and Bladder Cancer

Specialties: Medical Oncology, Oncology, Prostate Cancer, Urologic Oncology

Email: kathleen.cooney@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-0255

Frederick G. Welt, MD

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

Email: fred.welt@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-7676

Caroline K. Milne, MD

Associate Chair of Education, Department of Internal Medicine

Caroline Milne is an Associate 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 Uni... Read More

Specialties: Internal Medicine, General

Email: Caroline.milne@hsc.utah.edu

Guy A. Zimmerman, MD

Associate Chair of Research, Department of Internal Medicine

In addition to clinical, administrative, and teaching activities, Zimmerman is highly committed to research. He is an investigator of the Huntsman Cancer Institute and a member of the Cell Response and Regulation program. He has studied the cellular and molecular basis for inflammatory, infectious, and thrombotic diseases for over 30 years, and has... Read More

Specialties: Pulmonary

Email: guy.zimmerman@hmbg.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-0727

Michael A. Rubin, MD, PhD, MS

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

Email: michael.rubin@hsc.utah.edu

Phone: 801-585-6667

G. Paul Eleazer, MD, FACP

Specialties: Geriatrics

Email: paul.eleazer@va.gov

Phone: 801-584-1234