PATRICK THOMAS PANOS portrait
  • Director of Global Education and Outreach, College of Social Work, College Of Social Work
  • Associate Professor, College Of Social Work
  • Associate Professor of Social Work (Tenured), College Of Social Work

Professional Service

  • U.S. Department of Transportation. Substance Abuse Professional (DOT/SAP) . 01/2014 - present
  • Social Work Education Journal: An International Journal. Member of the Editorial Board for North America . 07/01/2013 - present
  • International Symposium of the International Consortium for Social Development (ICSD). Board Member. 07/01/2013 - 07/01/2016
  • The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD) . Board Member. 07/01/2013 - 07/01/2016
  • Social Work Education Assessment Project (SWEAP) . President. 07/01/2013 - 07/01/2016
  • Social Work Education Assessment Project (SWEAP) . President. 07/01/2013 - 07/01/2016
  • State of Utah/Department of Human Services/Division of Substance Abuse & Mental Health. Court Appointed-Independent Mental Health Examiner . 01/2002 - present

Internal Service

  • Member- Songdo Global Campus Working Group . Member, 11/01/2012 - 03/31/2016. University service.
  • Academic Senator. Senator, 07/01/2013 - 07/01/2016. University service.
  • Academic Senate Academic Freedom & Faculty Rights Committee . Member, 07/01/2013 - 07/01/2016. University service.
  • Member- University Teaching Committee . 07/01/2016 - present. University service.
  • Chair- Senate Advisor Committee on Library Policy . 07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017. University service.
  • Executive Committee- Academic Senate. 07/01/2015 - 07/01/2016. University service.
  • Academic Senate Personnel and Elections Committee . Member, 07/01/2013 - 07/01/2016. University service.
  • Member- Social Work Faculty Majors Representative . 07/01/2013 - 03/31/2016. Other service.
  • Member- Teaching & Learning Portfolio Committee . 07/01/2012 - present. University service.
  • Member- International Committee . 12/01/2009 - present. College service.
  • Member- Curriculum Policy Review for Undergraduate Studies . 07/01/2009 - 07/01/2016. University service.
  • Member- Undergraduate Studies Special Fees Review Committee . 07/01/2009 - 07/01/2016. University service.
  • Member- Ph.D. Advisory Committee . 07/01/2009 - 03/31/2016. College service.
  • Member- M.S.W. Advisory Committee . 07/01/2009 - 03/31/2016. College service.
  • Chair- BSW Executive Committee . 07/01/2009 - 03/31/2016. Department service.
  • Chair- BSW Curriculum Committee . 07/01/2009 - 03/31/2016. Department service.

Honors & Awards

  • FULBRIGHT SENIOR SPECIALIST- The Fulbright Senior Specialist Program promotes linkages between U.S. scholars and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas. The program awards grants to U.S. faculty and professionals approved to join the Specialist Roster in select disciplines to engage in short-term collaborative projects at eligible institutions in over 140 countries worldwide. Fulbright Senior Specialists by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, 05/2016
  • BPD SERVICE AWARD: For service as a Board Member of the Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors’ (BPD’s). Service Award- The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD), 04/2016
  • 2016 BSW PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR. The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors’ (BPD’s), 04/2016
  • Mifamilia Award for Service to Families. Recognition for assistance render to the Ministry of the Family. Government of Nicaragua, Ministry of the Family, 06/2002
  • Award of Appreciation in recognition for grant-writing success. Indian Health Services, 06/1997
  • Amiri Diwan Award For Service, State of Kuwait, Recognition for helping the victims of the Iraqi Invasion. 06/1994
  • Employee Incentive Award For Outstanding Performance. Utah State Hospital, Adult IV Unit, 11/1993
  • Employee Incentive Award For Outstanding Performance. Utah State Hospital, Adult IV Unit, 07/1988
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. University of Utah, 06/1985
  • Volunteer of the Year Award. Salt Lake Rape Recovery Center, 06/1983
  • Honors at Entrance Scholarship. University of Utah, 06/1977
  • Sterling Scholar in Science. East High School, 06/1977

Affiliations

  • Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD), Member, 06/2009 - present
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE ), Member, 06/2000 - present
  • American Academy of Counseling Psychologists (AACP), Fellow, 06/2000 - present
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN), Clinical Member, 06/2000 - present
  • American College of Professional Neuropsychology (ACPN), Fellow, 06/2000 - present
  • Association For Applied Psychophysiology And Biofeedback (AAPB), Clinical Member, 06/2000 - present