Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D. - Professor Emeritus

Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D.

Professor Emeritus
VP Health Sciences and Dean, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno

Biography

Dr. Schwenk was the second chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan, starting in 1988. He was also a professor of medical education and associate director of the U-M Depression Center. He has served as the vice chair of the Faculty Group Practice Board of Directors for the U-M Health System and saw patients Briarwood Family Medicine. His research focused on mental illness in primary care, difficult physician-patient relationships, family function and illness, nutritional supplements, and psychogenic drug use in athletes. He is currently dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno.

Credentials

Medical School
  • University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1975
Residency
  • University of Utah Family Medicine Residency Program, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1978