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UMA/COPIC Humanitarian Award Recipient—Dr. Mark Housley

Nov 23, 2021

COPIC and the Utah Medical Association (UMA) are proud to announce that Dr. Mark Housley, a family medicine physician in Ogden, was chosen as the 2021 recipient of COPIC’s Humanitarian Award. Dr. Housley is recognized for his commitment to making a difference in health care and was presented with the award at UMA’s annual meeting in September.

Dr. Housley is committed to providing health care to underserved communities both within Utah and abroad. In addition to his full-time job as a family medicine physician at Midtown Community Health Center where he is busy with obstetrics, newborn care, teaching family residents, and a full outpatient practice; Dr. Housley also regularly volunteers at the Davis Volunteer Medical Center, the only free clinic in Davis County, providing care to underinsured and underserved residents of Davis County. Dr. Housley takes the time to talk to patients and make sure they are getting the proper attention and care they deserve. Additionally, Dr. Housley travels to a small village in Guatemala for a month each year to provide medical services.

The COPIC Humanitarian Award was established in 2001 in honor of former COPIC board member, Harold “Hal” E. Williamson. The annual award recognizes a physician going above the call of duty in the Utah health care community and provides a $10,000 donation to be given to the health-related nonprofit of the recipient’s choice. Dr. Housley chose to donate the $10,000 to the Midtown Community Health Center.

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