|Phone Number||Clinical Office Address|
Dr. Dean is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. He attended Northwestern University Medical School (1977) and performed his pediatric residency and chief residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Dr. Dean obtained critical care fellowship training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1981, and remained on faculty as an Assistant Professor until 1987, when he was recruited to Utah to assume the roles of Chief of the Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah and Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Primary Children’s Medical Center.
Dr. Dean’s current research interests relate to outcomes after pediatric critical and emergency care. He is the principal investigator for the National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center and the Central Data Management and Coordinating Center for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (both funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau EMSC program). He is also the principal investigator for the Pediatric Critical Care Scientist Development Program and the Data Coordinating Center for the Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (both funded by the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development). He is the principal investigator for the Data Coordinating Center of the recently funded NHLBI Therapeutic Hypothermia after Pediatric Cardiac Arrest (THAPCA) Trials. Finally, he currently serves as a research mentor or on the mentoring committee for five physician scientists.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Pediatrics - Professor
Biomedical Informatics - Adjunct Professor
Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Professor
|Academic Divisions||Pediatric Critical Care
|Board Certification||American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)