John P Zubialde, MD
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Dr. John Zubialde received both his M.D. degree and residency training in Family Medicine from the University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine. After residency he served in the United States Air Force where he attained the rank of Major and served as Chief of Family Medicine at the US Air Force Clinic and Hospital at Tinker AFB. He received the Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service.

He joined the University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine Faculty in 1991 and holds a faculty appointment at the rank of ProfessorHe served as Program Director of the OU Family Medicine Residency program from 1994 to 2000, then as Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education from 2000 until August 2015, at which time he was appointed to the position of Senior Associate Dean for the College of Medicine. Dr. Zubialde has received multiple grants, authored numerous publications, and conducted presentations at state, national, and international meetings on topics ranging from care of the complex patient to leadership development and health systems planning. For his national work in health systems planning, he was appointed in 2007 as Adjunct Professor at Dartmouth Medical School. He is a member of the College of Medicine’s Academy of Teaching Scholars and is a recipient of the academy’s M. Dewayne Andrews Excellence in Teaching Award.

Dr. Zubialde has been very active in state and community service. He currently serves the state of Oklahoma as a member of the Health Workforce Subcommittee of the Governor’s Council on Workforce and Economic Development. He has consistently served the city’s underserved patient population as a volunteer provider for over 25 years at the Good Shepherd Clinic in Downtown Oklahoma City and served nationally with a number of humanitarian organizations. For his long time commitment to humanitarian service he was presented in 2008 with the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from the Arnold P Gold Foundation.

He has contributed significantly to the University of Oklahoma HSC campus community serving as chairman and member on multiple boards and committees and as primary advisor for various student interest groups.  He is a member of national and state professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians, and the Oklahoma State Medical Assn. His professional interests focus on educational program development, leadership development, care for the chronically ill adult, and health care administration and policy.