Updated: January 29, 2013
M.D., 1975, University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: 1978, University of Utah
Dr. Schwenk was the second chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the Unversity of Michigan, starting in 1988. He was also a professor of medical education and associate director of the U-M Depression Center. He has served as the vice chair of the Faculty Group Practice Board of Directors for the U-M Health System and saw patients Briarwood Family Medicine. He is currently dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno.
The main focus of Dr. Schwenk's research is mental illness in primary care, difficult physician-patient relationships, family function and illness, nutritional supplements and psychogenic drug use in athletes.