Frank Verloin deGruy III, MD, MSFM, is the Woodward-Chisholm Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Dr. deGruy served as University Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine for 3 years prior to his move to Denver. He received his undergraduate degree at Princeton University and his medical degree from the College of Medicine at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. Dr. deGruy completed his family medicine residency at The Medical Center in Columbus, Georgia and his family medicine fellowship as a Robert Wood Johnson Fellow at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. deGruy has held academic appointments at the Departments of Family Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Duke University, and the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. For 5 years he served as the chair of the National Advisory Committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Depression in Primary Care program. Dr. deGruy currently serves on the editorial boards of Families, Systems and Health, the Annals of Family Medicine, and the Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. He is past president of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, chair of the Board of Directors of the Family Physicians’ Inquiries Network, the past president of the North American Primary Care Research Network, and a member of the Institute of Medicine.