• Co-Chair, Institutional Review Board, Vp For Research
  • Research Professor, College Of Social Work
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Family And Preventive Medicine
  • Director of Office of Quality Compliance, Vp For Research
  • Director, Office of Research Integrity & Compliance, Vp For Research
  • Interim Associate Director, MSW Program, College Of Social Work-Dean
  • Research Professor, College Of Social Work
  • Research Professor, College Of Social Work


  • B.A., History, University of Utah
  • M.P.H., Public Health, Columbia University
  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Utah. Project: Women’s Primary Health Care Access Needs: A Model for Rural Health Care Delivery in Morocco


Caren J. Frost, PhD, MPH (Research Professor, College of Social Work) is the Director of the Center for Migration & Refugee Integration at the University of Utah.  Her research and teaching center on improving health and overcoming barriers to health care, especially for women, refugees, and underserved international populations.  She serves on the state’s Refugee Women’s Health Committee and co-chairs the University of Utah’s Institutional Review Board. Dr. Frost earned her master’s degree in public health from Columbia University, and her PhD in anthropology from the University of Utah.