Residents in the Utah Valley Family Practice Residency are supervised by a faculty of board certified family medicine physicians and specialists who bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the program, including an emphasis in ambulatory care, preventive medicine, and wellness.

Michael L. Rhodes, MD, Residency Program Director

Michael L. Rhodes, MD

Residency Program Director
Dr. Rhodes grew up in a military family and lived in Georgia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Arizona, until moving to Lehi, Utah, while in high school. He returned to Georgia to graduate from the University of Georgia in Athens. After medical school and residency training in Georgia, he returned to practice family medicine with Intermountain Healthcare in Layton, Utah. He joined the faculty of the Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency in 1998, and has been the program director since 2001. He has been recognized by both the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for his efforts in teaching medicine and leading the residency program. Dr. Rhodes has professional interest in medical informatics and wilderness medicine.

Medical School - Medical College of Georgia
Residency - Floyd Medical Center, Rome, GA

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Sarah Daly, DO

Sarah Daly, DO

Residency Assistant Director
Dr. Daly is originally from Canton, Ohio. She graduated from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 2001 with a bachelor's in biology. In 2006, she graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is a 2009 graduate of the Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency and a former chief resident. Her professional interests include women's health, obstetrics, pediatrics, and behavioral medicine. She is actively involved with clinical research. In her spare time, she enjoys jogging, hiking, camping, reading, and spending time with her family.

Medical School - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency - Utah Valley Family Practice Residency

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Nicole Clark, MD

Nicole Clark, MD

Residency Faculty
Dr. Clark is a 2002 graduate of the Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency and a former chief resident. Her professional interests include women's health, obstetrics, pediatrics, and general medicine. In her time off, Dr. Clark enjoys movies, walking the Provo River Parkway, and cooking. Dr. Clark has served as the South Region Intermountain Healthcare Hospice Director.

Medical School - University of Vermont
Residency - Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency

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Marlin Christianson, MD

Marlin Christianson, MD

Residency Faculty
Dr. Marlin Christianson, MD was born in Gainesville Florida. He attended Timpview High school in Provo, Utah, and graduated from Brigham Young University in 1990 with a bacherlor's in microbiology. He graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine in 1994. Dr. Christianson completed a family practice internship and residency at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California, in 1997, and a maternal-fetal medicine fellowship for family physicians in 1999-2000, at Florida Hospital in Orlando. He spent 11 years as a physician with the Navy, stationed in Guam, San Diego, and Naples, Italy. Dr. Christianson is married to LaDonn Robins. They have five children. He enjoys hiking, fishing, sports, science fiction, and music.

Medical School - University of Utah School of Medicine
Residency - Family Practice Residency at Naval Hospital Camp in Pendleton, CA
Fellowship - Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Florida Hospital, Orlando, Florida

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Lynsey Drew, DO

Lynsey Drew, DO

Residency Faculty
Dr. Drew is originally from California but graduated from Timpanogos High School in Orem, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor's in behavioral science and health. She is excited to continue her career in Utah Valley with an interest in women's health, pediatrics, obstetrics, behavioral health, and preventative medicine. Dr. Drew is married and has three children. Her favorite things to do are yoga, running, traveling, and watching movies with her family.

Medical School - Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
Residency - Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency

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Rob Mehl, DO

Rob Mehl, DO

Residency Faculty
Dr. Mehl was born and raised in Saugus, California. He went to Brigham Young University for his undergraduate degree and graduated with a bachelor's in neuroscience. He completed family medicine residency at Utah Valley and then worked in a rural clinic in Pittsfield, Illinois, for four and a half years before returning to the residency to be faculty. His clinical interests include diabetes (particularly insulin pumps), sports medicine and geriatrics. Dr. Mehl and his wife Becky have two daughters. He enjoys running, sports, hiking, and any activity that involves water. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

Medical School - A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Residency - Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency

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Doug Jones, MD

Douglas Jones, MD

Residency Faculty
Dr. Jones is originally from Murray, Utah. He attended Brigham Young University and graduated with a degree in international relations. He received his medical degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and then completed a residency in family practice at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Following residency, he served as chief resident and completed a faculty development fellowship at the University of Arizona with emphasis in pediatrics. Before joining the Residency faculty, he was in private practice in Utah County for nine years. Dr. Jones and his wife Nancy have four children. He enjoys skiing, gardening, hiking, and camping.

Medical School - Wake Forest University
Residency - Good Samaritan Family Practice, Phoenix, AZ
Fellowship - Faculty Development, University of Arizona

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Karyn Springer, MD

Part-Time Faculty
Dr. Springer is a 2001 graduate of the Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency Program. She practices in Orem and remains involved in the program as part-time faculty. She has been on Intermountain's Board of Trustees and is vice-chair of Medical Group Board. Dr. Springer's professional interests include pediatrics, orthopedics, acute care, office-based procedures and women's health. She enjoys spending her free time with her family, baking, and "car" camping.

Medical School - University of Utah School of Medicine
Residency - Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency

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Bradley Edgington, PhD

Bradley Edgington, PhD

Behavioral Medicine Director
Dr. Edgington is originally from southeastern Idaho. He completed his PhD in counseling psychology from Brigham Young University in 1985. He has worked extensively treating mood and anxiety disorders, as well as other mental health conditions, in a medical setting. Dr. Edgington has directed the Medical Staff Well-Being program in the Urban South Region of Intermountain Healthcare since 2002. He has helped many physicians and medical groups optimize their own health in order to better serve their patients. He and his wife Stacey enjoy spending time with their five children and their charming grandchildren.

PhD Counseling Psychology - Brigham Young University

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