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Dr. Tracy Farnsworth, EdD, MHSA, MBA

Idaho State University

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Idaho State University
Meridian, ID
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Dr. Tracy Farnsworth, EdD, MHSA, MBA


Idaho State University

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Dr. Tracy J. Farnsworth was appointed President of the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) at Idaho State University (ISU) in 2016. He also serves as Associate Professor and Director of the Healthcare Management programs at ISU.

Prior to his work at the University Dr. Farnsworth served in various executive level positions with Intermountain Healthcare, Catholic Healthcare West, and the City of Hope National Medical Center.

Dr. Farnsworth is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He also received Masters Degrees in Business and Health Services Administration from Arizona State University, and a Doctor in Educational Leadership at ISU. In 2014 Farnsworth received the Kole-McGuffey Prize for excellence in education research. In 2016 he received the distinguished author award by the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions.

Dr. Farnsworth is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He also serves as Board Chair-Elect of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), and as a member of the Portneuf Medical Center Board of Trustees in Pocatello, Idaho.

Farnsworth has been active in his church and community, including the Boy Scouts of America where he received the Silver Beaver award in 2009. Tracy and his wife Michelle are the parents of four children and twelve grandchildren.