Doug Hammer serves as Vice President and General Counsel responsible for the organization and management of legal and government relations services at Intermountain Healthcare. He manages a team of over 30 professionals.
He served on the Board of Directors of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), served as Chairman of the AHLA In-House Counsel Committee, and as Program Chairman for AHLA’s Fundamentals of Health Care Law program. In 2005, he was named an AHLA Charter Fellow, one of only 35 health lawyers nationally among the 13,000-plus members of AHLA.
He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah, School of Medicine and since 1978 has taught courses in health care organization, health policy and managed care, and public health administration and law. Further, he also taught health care law as an Adjunct Professor at the Brigham Young University Marriott Graduate School of Management. In his honor, in 2004, the University of Utah established the “Douglas J. Hammer Distinguished Endowed Lectureship in Public Health.”
Mr. Hammer received his Juris Doctor from the University of Utah with an emphases in Health Services Research and his Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan.