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