Eric L Garland portrait
  • Associate Director of Integrative Medicine - Supportive Oncology, Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • Associate Dean for Research College of Social Work
  • Director, Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development (C-MIIND), College Of Social Work
  • Professor, College Of Social Work
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Professional Service

  • NIH-NIDA. Study section member. 10/03/2016 - present
  • Pain Medicine. Role: Editorial Board Member. Editorial Board. 06/02/2016 - present
  • NIH-NCCIH. Study section member. 05/02/2016 - present
  • Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health. Role: Steering Committee Representative for University of Utah. Steering Committee. 02/01/2016 - present
  • National Academies of Practice. Distinguished Fellow. 02/2015 - present
  • Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Editorial Board Member. 01/2015 - present
  • Mindfulness. Associate Editor. 01/2014 - present
  • Journal of Behavioral Medicine. Editorial Board Member. 01/2011 - present

Internal Service

  • Opioid Research Task Force. 01/2018 - present. University service.
  • Faculty Search Committee. 09/2017 - 03/2018. College service.
  • Strategic Planning Committee. 07/01/2017 - present. College service.
  • Chronic Pain Treatment Task Force. 01/23/2017 - present. University service.
  • Medical Marijuana and Opioid Task Force. Member, 11/01/2016 - present. University service.
  • PhD Program Statistics and Research Sub-Committee. 07/2016 - present. College service.
  • Dean's Search Committee. Committee Member, 06/01/2016 - 03/2017. College service.
  • Associate Dean for Research. 07/2015 - present. College service.
  • Clinical Integration Platform Task Force. Member, 02/2015 - present. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Advisory Board Member, Concordance Institute for Advancing Social Justice. 01/04/2016 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Society for Social Work and Research Excellence in Research Award - Honorable Mention. Society for Social Work and Research , 01/2018
  • Fellow. American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, 01/2018
  • Mary McPhee Shields Award for Faculty Excellence in Research. University of Utah , 05/05/2017
  • Career Services Faculty Recognition Award. University of Utah, 04/2017
  • Extraordinary Faculty Achievement Award . University of Utah , 04/2017
  • Fellow. Society for Social Work and Research, 01/14/2017
  • Excellence in Research Award, Honorable Mention. Society for Social Work and Research, 01/16/2016
  • Distinguished Scholar and Fellow. National Academies of Practice, 02/2015
  • Research Fellow. National Center for Veterans Studies, 10/2013
  • Fellow. Mind and Life Institute, 05/01/2012
  • Transformation Through Teaching Award. Florida State University, 01/2012
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award. Society for Social Work & Research, 01/2011
  • Outstanding Doctoral Student 2008-2009. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 09/01/2010

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