|Phone Number||Clinical Office Address|
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Cheryl McGovern MSPA-C, is a Physician Assistant working at the University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Hospital. As an inpatient acute care Oncology specialist, her clinical expertise is in the provision of Interleukin II biotherapy to stage IV Melanoma and Renal Cell Cancer patients. She comes to the Huntsman Cancer Hospital recently bringing many years of critical care emergency medicine experience to a population of patients requiring expertise in the critical care setting.
Academic and Clinical History
Cheryl McGovern received her education and clinical training at Springfield College, (affiliation to Tufts University), in Springfield, Massachussetts, home to the founder of the YMCA as well as the inventors of Basketball and Volleyball. She brings the mission of her alma mater with her wherever she practices believing in the caring for the person as a whole “spirit, mind, body”. After aquiring her BS in Physician Assistant Studies, she then advanced her degree at the University of Utah, earning a Master’s Level degree in Evidence Based Medicine. Before attending Springfield College she earned a degree at Utah Valley State College in Behavioral Science. She has gained and continues to hold many certifications including ACLS, PALS, ATLS, and AWLS and has been an HIV Counselor in the past. She has taught Basic EKG interpretation as well as classes on Interpersonal Communication. She received her training in the specialized field of Interleukin II therapy from the University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Hospital under the direct supervision of Dr. Neeraj Agarwal, Dr. Kenneth Grossmann and Dr. Hong Khong. Her mentor in this specialized field has and continues to be Joan Van Atta APRN MSN, as well as the physicians mentioned above.
In her free time she enjoys hiking, skiing and travel with her lifelong partner and her two adorable cocker spaniels. Her favorite saying is “where’s the beach ?”.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Internal Medicine - Advanced Practice Clinician