Patient Rating:

4.6 out of 5

108 Patient Ratings
6 Patient Comments

DeVon C. Hale, M.D.

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2898 University Hospital
International Travel Clinic
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

DeVon C Hale, MD, is a physician at the University Hospital Clinic 1A. As an infectious disease physician, his clinical interests include tropical infectious diseases and travel medicine.

Hale received his medical degree from the University of Utah in 1969. He received training in medicine and infectious diseases from the Ohio State University, University of California, Irvine and the University of Utah. In the past, Hale served as Director of the Tropical Disease and Travel Medicine Clinic at the University and is a consultant to six travel medicine clinics in Utah. He is currently a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He is co-director of the Utah site for the GeoSentinel surveillance program funded by the CDC. He is the Assistant Dean of International Medical Education and has helped establish educational programs for the University of Utah Global Health Initiative.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Professor (Clinical) Emeritus
UUHC Community Physician Group - UUHC Affiliated Physician
Academic Divisions Infectious Diseases
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Infec Disease)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending care provider
4.6
My confidence in care provider
4.7
Time care provider spent with me
4.6
Care provider spoke using clear language
4.6
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.6
Care provider's concern for questions & worries
4.6
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
4.6
Wait time at clinic
4.0
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.7

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

August 13, 2013

He always makes me feel like I'm his only patient and His purpose for being at work is just to see and take care of me. He is extremely thorough, open, and honest.

February 18, 2013

Dr. Hale is absolutely wonderful and we feel totally fortunate that he is willing to work with us.

September 17, 2012

One of the first doctors that has shown a genuine concern for getting to the bottom of my problem

April 13, 2012

Dr. Hale has spoken to me 4 or 5 times by cell phone at home to keep me updated as to labs. and other things pertaining to my care. I've never seen that level of concern and CARE before! I'm very grateful!

March 06, 2012

Dr. Hale was recommended by literally everybody I knew who is involved with healthcare. He was extremely knowledgeable and clear about what was going on and an all-around great guy.

January 07, 2012

My appointment with Dr. Hale was the most helpful and confidence-inspiring appointment I've had regarding my condition.

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Professor (Clinical) Emeritus
UUHC Community Physician Group - UUHC Affiliated Physician
Academic Divisions Infectious Diseases
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Infec Disease)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-9573 School of Medicine
Infectious Diseases
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

DeVon C Hale, MD is Assistant Dean for Idaho Affairs and International Medical Education at the University of Utah School of Medicine. As an infectious disease physician, his research interests include tropical infectious diseases, travel medicine and global health issues.

Dr. Hale’s recent publications involve diseases in returning travelers and optimal pre-travel preparation for travelers. He also studies the prevalence of parasitic diseases in tropical countries.

Hale received his MD from the University of Utah. He received training in medicine and infectious diseases from the Ohio State University, University of California, Irvine and the University of Utah. In the past, Hale served as Director of the Tropical Disease and Travel Medicine Clinic at the University and is a consultant to six travel medicine clinics in Utah. He is currently a member of the International Society of Travel Medicine and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. He is co-director of the Utah site for the GeoSentinel surveillance program funded by the CDC. He is the Assistant Dean of International Medical Education and has helped establish educational programs for the University of Utah Global Health Initiative.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Microbiology
Fellow
Fellowship University of California - Irvine
Infectious Disease
Fellow
Residency Kern County Medical Center
Resident
Residency Ohio State University
Resident
Professional Medical University of Utah School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Utah
Genetics
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Anand R, Jones CW, Ricks JH, Sofarelli TA, Hale DC (2012). Acute primary toxoplasmosis in travelers returning from endemic countries. J Travel Med, 19(1), 57-60.
  2. Chen BR, Hale DC, Ciolek PJ, Runge KW (2012). Generation and analysis of a barcode-tagged insertion mutant library in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. BMC Genomics, 13(1), 161.
  3. Tuteja AK, Fang JC, Al-Suqi M, Stoddard GJ, Hale DC (2012). Double-blind placebo-controlled study of mesalamine in post-infective irritable bowel syndrome - a pilot study. Scand J Gastroenterol.
  4. Regina C LaRocque, Sowmya R Rao, Jennifer Lee, Vernon Ansdell, Johnnie A Yates, Brian S Schwartz, Mark Knouse, John Cahill, Stefan Hagmann, Joseph Vinetz, Bradley A Connor, Jeffery A Goad, Alawode Oladele, Salvador Alvarez, William Stauffer, Patricia Walker, Phyllis Kozarsky, Carlos Franco-Paredes, Roberta Dismukes, Jessica Rosen, Noreen A Hynes, Frederique Jacquerioz, Susan McLellan, DeVon Hale, Theresa Sofarelli, David Schoenfeld, Nina Marano, Gary Brunette, Emily S Jentes, Emad Yanni, Mark J Sotir, Edward T Ryan, and the Global TravEpiNet Consortium (07/23/2012). Global TravEpiNet: A National Consortium of Clinics Providing Care to International Travelers—Analysis of Demographic Characteristics, Travel Destinations, and Pretravel Healthcare of High-Risk US International Travelers, 2009–2011. Clin Infect Dis, 54(4), 455-462.
  5. Sofarelli TA, Ricks JH, Anand R, Hale DC (2011). Standardized training in nurse model travel clinics. J Travel Med, 18(1), 39-43.
  6. Flores-Figueroa J, Okhuysen PC, von Sonnenburg F, DuPont HL, Libman MD, Keystone JS, Hale DC, Burchard G, Han PV, Wilder-Smith A, Freedman DO (2011). Patterns of illness in travelers visiting Mexico and Central America: the GeoSentinel experience. Clin Infect Dis, 53(6), 523-31.
  7. Crookston BT, Alder SC, Boakye I, Merrill RM, Amuasi JH, Porucznik CA, Stanford JB, Dickerson TT, Dearden KA, Hale DC, Sylverken J, Snow BS, Osei-Akoto A, Ansong D (2010). Exploring the relationship between chronic undernutrition and asymptomatic malaria in Ghanaian children. Malar J, 9, 39.
  8. Mendelson M, Davis XM, Jensenius M, Keystone JS, von Sonnenburg F, Hale DC, Burchard GD, Field V, Vincent P, Freedman DO (2010). Health risks in travelers to South Africa: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 82(6), 991-5.
  9. Tuteja AK, Talley NJ, Gelman SS, Alder SC, Thompson C, Tolman K, Hale DC (2008). Development of functional diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, and dyspepsia during and after traveling outside the USA. Dig Dis Sci, 53(1), 271-6.
  10. Hale DC, Blumberg L, Frean J (2003). Ghanthostomiasis in Two Travelers to Zambia. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 68(6), 707-9.

Letter

  1. Zhang F, Yi C, Feng C, Alder SC, Hale DC, Amy Lee YC (2012). The evaluation of feasibility and expectations of study abroad among Chinese medical students [Letter to the editor]. Med Teach, 34(4), 338.

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