Larry G Rooks

Larry G Rooks, MD

Associate Professor Emeritus

Department: MD-CHFM RURAL HEALTH-OLD TOWN
Business Email: lrooks@ufl.edu

About Larry G Rooks

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts from Florida Southern College and before receiving his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Larry G. Rooks studied Social Ethics at Boston University and Pre-Medicine at the University of Massachusetts. He worked as a veterinary assistant before deciding to matriculate into medical school. During his time is medical school, he worked as a laboratory technologist in the Department of Neonatology at the University of Florida. Dr. Rooks is now an associate professor at the UF Health Family Medicine – Old Town clinic as well as the director of the Rural Health Program.

Accomplishments

Society of Teaching Scholars
2012-Current · Honorary Member
Exemplary Teacher Award
2011-2012 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Distinguished Teaching Professor
1996 · University of Florida Medical Alumni Association
Florida Family Physician Educator
1995 · Florida Academy of Family Physicians

Board Certifications

  • Family Medicine
    American Board of Family Medicine

Publications

2007
Assessments for measuring patient-centered cultural sensitivity in community-based primary care clinics.
Journal of the National Medical Association. 99(6):609-19 [PMID] 17595929.
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2002
A randomized trial of behavioral management for continence with older rural women.
Research in nursing & health. 25(1):3-13 [PMID] 11807915.
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2001
A primary care preceptorship for first-year medical students coordinated by an Area Health Education Center program: a six-year review.
Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 76(5):489-92 [PMID] 11346530.
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2000
University of Florida College of Medicine.
Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 75(9 Suppl):S61-3 [PMID] 10995641.
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1998
Moving a graveyard: how one school prepared the way for continuous curriculum renewal.
Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 73(9):948-55 [PMID] 9759096.
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1994
A three-week primary care preceptorship in the first semester of medical school.
Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 69(5) [PMID] 8086072.
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Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2016-2018
MDT7400 Elect Top/Pediatrics

Contact Details

Emails:
Business:
lrooks@ufl.edu