Past Director
Center for Global Surgery, Univ. of Utah

Dr. Catherine de Vries is Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Associate Professor of Family Medicine (Public Health) at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. de Vries is the founding director of the University of Utah Center for Global Surgery. She founded International Volunteers in Urology (now IVUmed) to support on-site urological education in over 20 countries. As co-author of a new chapter in Disease Control Priorities (DCP3) and Global Surgery and Public Health; A New Paradigm, she continues to make impactful contributions to global health literature.