David N. Sundwall, MD

David N. Sundwall, MD

Chair, Utah AHEC Statewide Advisory Board
Past Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration
Past Executive Director, Utah Department of Health
Professor, University of Utah Division of Public Health

David N. Sundwall, MD, is a board-certified physician in Internal Medicine and Family Practice. He received his medical degree from the University of Utah – School of Medicine and further training in the Harvard Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Sundwall has considerable experience in health policy and administration at both the state and national level. He has served as Administrator in the Health Resources and Services Administration, Vice President and Medical Director of American Healthcare Systems, Assistant Surgeon General in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service, and Executive Director of the Utah Department of Health. In addition to his extensive government service, Dr. Sundwall has always maintained his medical license and volunteered in public health clinics, providing primary care to medically underserved populations. He currently serves as a Professor in the University of Utah Division of Public Health.