Marc E. Babitz, MD
Dr. Babitz is the Medical Director for Health Clinics of Utah and the Division Director for the Division of Family Health and Preparedness in the Utah Department of Health. He received his medical degree from the University of California School of Medicine in San Francisco, CA, and he is Board-Certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Babitz had a lengthy and distinguished career working for the U.S. Public Health Service and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) from 1975-1994. During that time he worked in rural family medicine in a medically underserved community in northern California, as the Chief Medical Officer for the NHSC in Rockville, MD, and then as a Regional Clinical Coordinator in Denver CO. Following that service, he accepted a faculty appointment as a professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine from 1994-2008.
Dr. Babitz joined the Utah Department of Health in 2005 as a Division Director of the Division of Health Systems Improvement from 2005 – 2009, and then transitioned into Division Director of the Division of Family Health and Preparedness in 2009. He is currently the Deputy Director of the Utah Department of Health.
Dr. Babitz has served in many capacities on boards and committees including the Chair of the Utah Physicians Licensing Board, the Treasurer and President of the Utah Academy of Family Physicians, a NHSC Ambassador, as well as serving as a Speaker of the House of Delegates for the Utah Medical Association.