Michael L. Rhodes, MD - Director

Michael L. Rhodes, MD - Director

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

 

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. In his free time, he enjoys restoring his old Jeep, rock crawling, ATV riding, camping and working in the yard at home.

 

Nicole Clark, MD - Faculty

Nicole Clark, MD - Assistant Director

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

 

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 Urban South Region Intermountain Healthcare Hospice Director.

 

Marlin Christiansen, MD - Faculty

Marlin Christiansen, MD - Faculty

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

 

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 BS 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.

 

Sarah Daly, MD - Faculty

Sarah Daly, DO - Faculty

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

 

Dr. Daly is originally from Canton, Ohio. She graduated from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania in 2001 with a BS 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.
 

JSW 1211 Lindsey Drew 015.jpgLynsey Drew, MD

Medical School - Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
Residency - Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency
 
Dr. Drew is originally from California but graduated from Timpanogos High School in Orem, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah with a BS 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.
 

 

Douglas Jones, MD

Douglas Jones, MD

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

 

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.

 

Robert Mehl, DO - Faculty

Robert Mehl, DO

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

 

Dr. Mehl was born and raised in Saugus, California. He went to Brigham Young University for his undergraduate degree and graduated with a BS 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.

 

Bradley Edgington, PhD - Behavioral Medicine Director

Bradley Edgington, PhD - Behavioral Medicine Director

PhD Counseling Psychology - Brigham Young University

 

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.

 

David C. Flinders, MD - Assistant Director

David C. Flinders, MD - Part-time Faculty

Medical School - University of Utah Medical School
Residency - UCLA at Ventura County General Hospital

 

Following completion of residency, Dr. Flinders practiced in Spanish Fork for 20 years, where he was a founding partner of Spanish Fork Clinic. In 1995, he joined the faculty of Utah Valley Family Medicine Residency. He practiced a full range of family medicine, including surgery and obstetrics. Throughout his career he has been active in the Utah Academy of Family Physicians and nationally with the AAFP. He has enjoyed semi-retirement since March 2012. In addition to the practice of family medicine, he enjoys road biking combined with international travel.

 

Karyn Springer, MD - Part-time Faculty

Karyn Springer, MD - Part-Time Faculty

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

 

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 also sits on Intermountain's Board of Trustees and 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.

 

Brent Rich, MD, ATC - Sports Medicine Director

Brent Rich, MD, ATC - Sports Medicine Director

Medical School - University of Washington Medical School
Residency - Family Practice, Phoenix, AZ
Fellowship - Primary Care Sports Medicine, Michigan State University

 

Dr. Rich joined Intermountain Healthcare in July 2005 as the Sports Medicine Fellowship Director. Dr. Rich is a 1984 graduate of Brigham Young University and completed medical school at University of Washington in 1988. After finishing a family practice residency in Phoenix and a primary care sports medicine fellowship at Michigan State University, he returned to Phoenix in private practice at University Sports Medicine. He had the honor of being the team physician for Arizona State University, the Arizona Diamondbacks and several high schools. He has been active in the United States Olympic Sports Medicine program since 1994, serving as a team physician for the U.S. Paralympic Games in Nagano, Japan in 1998, the U.S. Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia in 2000, and the head team physician for the U.S. Paralympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 2002. Dr. Rich and his wife Lori have four children: Katie, K.C., Kristy and Cougar.

 

Russell Osguthorpe, MD - Faculty

Russell J Osguthorpe, MD

Medical School - McGill University, Montreal Quebec
Residency - The Children's Hospital, University of Colorado Health Sciences, Denver, Colorado
Fellowship - Pediatric Infectious Disease, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri
Research Fellowship - Pediatric Infectious Diseases,  Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri

 

Dr. Osguthorpe is a native of Provo and attended Brigham Young University for his undergraduate degree.  His interests include outdoor activities such as snow skiing, biking, fly fishing, gourmet cooking and spending time with his family. He is an Eagle Scout, fluent in French and a great teacher.

 

Matthew Steinfeldt, MD

Medical School – Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, OR
Residency – Phoenix Children's Hospital / Maricopa Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program.

 

Dr. Steinfeldt did extensive research on the epidemiology of pediatric toxicology and worked closely with the poison center while in medical school. During pediatric residency in Phoenix, Arizona, he focused on pediatric inpatient medicine and infectious diseases. Dr. Steinfeldt is married to Amber and they have three daughters. They enjoy the outdoors — doing everything from camping to hiking to just playing in the dirt.
 

Charmaine Kawehilani Au Sekona, MD

Medical School - University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
Residency - Internal Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
 
Dr. Sekona enjoys inpatient pediatrics, but her interests also include preventive medicine and sports medicine. She has lived in both Hawaii and Utah, and loves working with the Pacific Islander community. She moved back to Utah because she loves outdoor activities. Dr. Sekona and her husband had their first child in 2012.
 

Armstrong.jpgRobert Armstrong, MD

Medical School - University of Utah School of Medicine
Residency - Family Practice Residency in the U.S. Army
Fellowship - Family Medicine Faculty Development
 
Dr. Armstrong is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed a family practice residency in the U.S. Army. He worked as full-time residency faculty for four years and completed a fellowship in family medicine faculty development before becoming a "country doc" in Manti, Utah. He was intimately involved in the development of the Utah Valley Family Residency Program and has provided rural medicine training since the residency program started. He currently works full time in a rural clinic in Manti and serves as the Medical Director of Sanpete Valley Hospital. Dr. Armstrong enjoys activities with his family and is very involved in hiking, backpacking and other outdoor activities as well as amateur radio sport.
 
 

Nikki MilneNikki Milne, PharmD, BCPS

Pharmacy School – University of Utah College of Pharmacy
Residency – General Practice Pharmacy Residency at the University of Utah
 
Nikki completed a general practice residency at the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics in Salt Lake City, Utah. She works as an advanced clinical pharmacist at the Family Medicine Clinic and is an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at Roseman University College of Pharmacy in South Jordan, Utah. At the clinic she has multiple functions including drug information, assisting patients in transition of care, patient and resident education, and pharmacy student preceptor. Her areas of interest include drug information, women and men’s health, diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia.
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