Frank Verloin deGruy III, M.D., M.S.F.M., is the Woodward-Chisholm Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, a position he has held since 1999. Dr. deGruy received his undergraduate degree in sociology and religion from Princeton University in 1970 and his medical degree from the College of Medicine at the University of South Alabama in Mobile in 1977.
He completed a family medicine residency at The Medical Center in Columbus, Georgia, in 1980 and completed a Robert Wood Johnson Fellowship in Family Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1982. He has previously held academic appointments in the Departments of Family Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Duke University, and University of South Alabama.
Dr. deGruy has served as President of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association and President of the North American Primary Care Research Group. He is on the Board of Directors of the National Network of Depression Centers and the Family Physicians’ Inquiries Network. He chairs the National Integration Academy Council and sits on the board of the Colorado Institute of Family Medicine.
He is on the editorial boards of The Annals of Family Medicine, Families, Systems, & Health, and Psychiatric Times and has previously served on the editorial board of General Hospital Psychiatry. He was also an Associate Editor of the Southern Medical Journal. Dr. deGruy has published about 150 papers, chapters, and commentaries and has reviewed grant applications for the National Institutes of Health, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health Resources and Services Administration, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He has been a member of the Institute of Medicine since 2008.