UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Katerndahl, David A

School of Medicine
Family & Community Medicine
(210) 358-3200

David A. Katerndahl, M.D.,M.A. is a family medicine physician with a Masters Degree in Education and professor with tenure in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. After 3 years in private practice, he joined the department in 1984 and served as its Director of Research and Faculty Development for over 10 years. Although the majority of his research and expertise is in the area of mental health (particularly, panic disorder), he is currently exploring the application of complexity science to intimate partner violence. He is the founder of the annual Primary Care Research Methods and Statistics Conference, and the Grant Generating Project of the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)--the research society for the discipline of Family Medicine. In addition to numerous journal publications, he authored the book Directing Research In Primary Care. He served as chair of NAPCRG`s Membership Committee and on its Board of Directors, but currently chairs its Complexity Science Special Interest Group.

9/2019 - Present Faculty Member University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH), San Antonio, TX
9/1994 - Present Professor University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX