Frank V. deGruy, MD, MSFM
Department of Family Medicine
University of Colorado Denver
Frank V. deGruy is 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 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 three years prior to his move to Denver.
Dr. deGruy received his undergraduate degree at Princeton University in 1970 (sociology, religion) and his medical degree in 1977 from the College of Medicine at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama.
He completed his family medicine residency at The Medical Center in Columbus, Georgia in 1980 and his family medicine fellowship as a Robert Wood Johnson Fellow in Family Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio in 1982.
Dr. deGruy has held academic appointments at the Departments of Family Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Duke University, the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and currently the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Dr. deGruy received the Most Outstanding Teacher award for three consecutive years while at Duke University and was named as Distinguished Faculty at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine 1990, 1998, and 1999.
He has reviewed over 1000 grant applications for the NIMH, AHRQ, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He served for five years as the chair of the National Advisory Committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Depression in Primary Care program. He 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 (CFHA), is chair of the Board of Directors of the Family Physicians’ Inquiries Network (FPIN), and the president-elect of the North American Primary Care Research Network. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine. He has authored over 100 papers, chapters, books, editorials, and reviews, and has been the Principal Investigator on about $5 million of research and training grants.
He is married to Geri deGruy and has four children: Mariah (30), Frank IV (28), Kalyn (23), and Kyra (21).Program Office Members