Board Certification and Academic Information
||Pediatrics - Professor (Clinical)
Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Professor
Academic Office Locations
|Academic Office Phone Number
||Academic Office Address
295 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Wendy L. Hobson-Rohrer, MD, MSPH has focused her career as a general pediatrician on education and caring for the underserved. Dr. Hobson-Rohrer graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Spanish and Latin American Studies and with Distinction in All Subjects. She then completed her M.D. degree at Cornell University Medical College. She moved to Utah for her pediatric internship and residency at the University of Utah. After working for a few years in the National Public Health Services Corp at the Community Health Centers Inc., Dr. Hobson-Rohrer pursed a fellowship in education and completed her M.S.P.H degree at the University of Utah.
Dr. Hobson-Rohrer served as the Director of the Academy of Pediatric Education and Leadership, a novel faculty development program at the University of Utah. She was an Associate Program Director for Pediatric Residency Training for 5 years. She has completed the competitive Academic Pediatric Association’s Educational Scholar Program, and now serves as a faculty mentor for the national program.
Dr. Hobson-Rohrer is the Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the School of Medicine Office of Academic Affairs and Faculty Development. She has created and serves as the Director of the Academy of Health Sciences Educators; a group aimed at honoring exceptional educators and improving educational excellence across the University of Utah Health Sciences Center..
Dr. Hobson-Rohrer is the Medical Director of the South Main Clinic and there provides clinical care to a low-income population. She has focused her clinical research and advocacy efforts on care of Latino children with special health care needs and their families. She recently concluded a 5 year Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children grant that developed Niños Especiales/Familias Fuertes (Special Children/Strong Families), a support group system for families with Latino children with special health care needs.
Dr. Hobson-Rohrer represents District VIII of the American Academy of Pediatrics as the District VIII CATCH Facilitator. In this role, she provides support to over 20 state CATCH facilitators, to grant applicants and recipients. She was co-chair of Region IX of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) and now serves on the nominating committee. She served as the Co-chair of the APA Serving the Underserved Special Interest Group for seven years. She is the Faculty Team Leader for the APA Educational Scholar Program.