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L. Scott Benson, Ph.D., M.D., M.P.H.

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Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2898 University Hospital
International Travel Clinic
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Family and Preventive Medicine - Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
Internal Medicine - Adjunct Instructor
Academic Divisions Infectious Diseases
Public Health

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Family and Preventive Medicine - Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
Internal Medicine - Adjunct Instructor
Academic Divisions Infectious Diseases
Public Health

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-0276 Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of Public Health
375 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 581-8812 School of Medicine
Infectious Diseases
30 N 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah
Infectious Diseases
Fellow
Residency University of Utah
Internal Medicine
Resident
Professional Medical University of Utah
Medicine
M.D.
Doctoral Training Utah State University
Civil and Environmental Engineering, emphasis in Environmental Engineering
Ph.D.
Graduate Training University of Utah
Public Health, emphasis in Legal Issues in Public Health and Health Care
M.P.H.
Undergraduate Brigham Young University
Zoology, emphasis in Human Biology
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. A Nyberg, EI Nielson, O Asibey, D Ansong, TT Dickerson, V Afriyie, S Benson (2015). Impacts and challenges of Community Health Planning Services (CHPS) facilities in rural Ghana. Ann Glob Health, 81(1), 227-228.
  2. TR Klc, S Ames, D Ansong, O Asibey, S Benson, TT Dickerson (Spring 2015). Cultural norms, knowledge and attitudes regarding abortion in rural Ghana. Ann Glob Health, 81(1), 224-225.
  3. Stephen Manortey, James VanDerslice, Steve Alder, Kevin A Henry, Benjamin Crookston, Ty Dickerson, Scott Benson (Spring 2014). Spatial analysis of factors associated with household subscription to the National Health Insurance Scheme in rural Ghana. J Publ Health Af, 5(1), 1-8.
  4. Stephen Manortey, Steve Alder, Benjamin Crookston, Ty Dickerson, James VanDerslice, Scott Benson (Spring 2014). Social deterministic factors to participation in the National Health Insurance Scheme in the context of rural Ghanaian setting. J Publ Health Af, 5(1), 51-56.
  5. Daniel Ansong, Daniel Tawfik, Emmanuel Ato Williams, Scott Benson, Isaac Nyanor, Isaac Boakye, Christian Obirikorang, Lorraine Sallah, Bernard Arhin, Joseph Marfo Boaheng, Evans Amuzu, Osei Asibey, Ty Dickerson (Fall 2014). Suboptimal vaccination rates in rural Ghana despite positive caregiver attitudes towards vaccination. Journal of Vaccines & Immunization, 10(14312), 7-15.
  6. Williams EA, Ansong D, Alder S, Benson LS, Campbell SJ, MacDonald K, Miya TR, Boakye I, Boaheng JM, Amuzu EaX, Owusu OA, Nyanor I, Arhin B, Dickerson TT (Spring 2014). Silent Crisis: Epidemic Hypertension in Rural West Africa. J Hypertens (Los Angel), 2014(3:3).
  7. Williams EA, Keenan KE, Ansong D, Simpson LM, Boakye I, Boaheng JM, Awuah D, Nkyi CA, Nyannor I, Arhin B, Alder S, Benson LS, dickerson TT (10/1/2013). The burden and correlates of hyertension in rural ghana: A cross-sectonal study. Diabetes Metab Syndr, 7(2013), 123-128.
  8. Williams EA, Keenan KE, Ansong D, Simpson LM, Boakye I, Boaheng JM, Awuah D, Nkyi CA, Nyannor I, Arhin B, Alder S, Benson LS, Dickerson TT (2013). The burden and correlates of hypertension in rural Ghana: A cross-sectional study. Diabetes Metab Syndr, 7(3), 123-8.
  9. Arnold M, VanDerslice JA, Taylor B, Benson S, Allen S, Johnson M, Keifer J Boakye I, Arhinn B, Crockston BT, Ansong D (Spring 2013). Drinking water quality and source reliability in rural Ashanti region, Ghana. J Water Health, 11(1), 161-72.

Abstract

  1. Benson LS, Goulston C, Schlaberg R (2010). Co-Infection with Trypanosoma cruzi and HIV: Clinical Presentation and Diagnostic Considerations [Abstract].

Other

  1. Catinella AP, Alder S, Benson LS, Ha J, Elison G (2006). White Paper - FAMILY PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE REFORM: Recommendations of the , Draft Reprint No. 305b. URL: http://www.aafp.org/online/etc/medialib/aafp_org/documents/about/congress/2006/bd-rpts/brdrptp.Par.0001.File.dat/Board%20Report%20P%20on%20Physician%20Workforce%20Reform.pdf. American Academy of Family Physicians.

Poster

  1. Benson LS, Hibbs J, Kreisel J (2007). Pest Management. Poster session presented at Utah Chapter of the American College of Physicians, Salt Lake City.
  2. Milne C, Benson LS, Stoddard G, Stults B, Thompson G, Samore M (2006). The Use of Web-Based Computer-Based Learning to Replace Required Conferences in IM Training Programs. Poster session presented at Society of General Internal Medicine 29th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles.
  3. Benson LS (2005). Simple and Portable Water Quality Analysis with Interventions in Ghana and Peru. Poster session presented at International Health and Medical Education Consortium Conference, San Francisco.
  4. Benson LS (2005). Water Quality in Developing Countries: A Simple System for Analyses and Interventions. Poster session presented at National Environmental Health Associations 69th Annual Educational Conference, Providence.
  5. Benson LS (2003). Microbiological Analysis of Water Quality in Kumasi, Ghana. Poster session presented at International Health and Medical Education Consortium Conference, New York.

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