Global Surgery Innovations: Accessible and affordable solutions for low-resource areas of the world

Raymond R. Price, MD, FACS

Dr. Robert Dean Matheson Endowed Professor of Global Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Utah

Friday, January 19th at 11:45 am

In-Person in SMBB 2650!

Recognized as an international leader and pioneer in expanding the role of surgery in public health, Dr. Price’s work highlights the dramatic impact surgery can have on communities, economies and individuals. Dr. Price co-founded the Center for Global Surgery at the University of Utah where he now serves as the Dr. Robert Dean Matheson Endowed Professor of Global Surgery in the Department of Surgery.

Dr. Price received his BS from the University of Utah, MD from Harvard Medical School, and completed his surgical residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Price is a Clinical Professor (Department of Surgery) at the University of Utah.  He has participated in or led medical and surgical expeditions to Asia, Latin America, and Africa.  He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and books. He serves (or has served) in many leadership positions with the WHO Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care, the Society of American and Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the American College of Surgeons, and the International Surgical Society (ISS).

Honors received include: Multiple Teaching Awards, ACS ATLS Styner Meritorious Service and International Meritorious Awards, Utah Medical Association 2017 Physician of the Year, Presidential Friendship Medal, Mongolia, American College of Surgeons-Pfizer International Volunteerism Award, a Medal of Honor from the Minister of Health of Mongolia, and University of Utah Distinguished Alumni Award 2019.

His greatest work, however, is with his wonderful wife Anne and their 6 daughters and one son who also volunteer internationally and at home.