New Faculty, Physicians and Fellows Join the Department of Emergency Medicine

June 19, 2019

The Department of Emergency Medicine welcomes new faculty, physicians and fellows.

Will Denq, MD, clinical assistant professor, recently completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Utah. He completed EM residency and an extra chief resident year at George Washington University and medical school at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Denq also is an active blogger and has created an entire video series on EM ortho splinting on ALiEM. He is active in event medicine, including the University of Utah and U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams. 

David Horn, MD, clinical assistant professor, finished a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship at Banner – University Medical Center. He completed EM residency at the University of New Mexico and medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Horn will be working half-time with the Department of Medicine, Palliative Medicine Division and half-time with EM, helping the department to develop better care pathways for end-of-life care.

Melody Glenn, MD, clinical assistant professor, completed her undergraduate degree at the UA and medical school at the University of Southern California. She completed an emergency medicine residency and served as chief resident at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix. She then completed an EMS and Disaster Medicine Fellowship at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Glenn currently serves as the EMS Base Station Medical Director at Highland General Hospital in Oakland. She is board certified in both EM and EMS. She has wide-ranging academic interests, including addiction medicine and narrative medicine. She frequently has written on the FemInEM, ALiEM and NAEMSP blogs. 

As part of the Department of Emergency Medicine’s collaboration with the U.S. Air Force, the department is adding two part-time U.S. Air Force emergency physicians Aug. 1 who are stationed locally at Davis Monthan AFB: Glen Olson, MD, and Mark Truxillo, MD. Dr. Truxillo completed EM residency at Louisiana State University – New Orleans and Dr. Olson completed EM residency at San Antonio Military Medical Center. 



New fellows started July 1: Adrienne Yarnish, MD, Emergency Ultrasound; Brendan Parker, MD, Sports Medicine; Zach Hernandez, MD, Critical Care Medicine; James Dill, MD, Sports Medicine; Philip Hannan, MD, EMS; and Mimi Bach, MD, Emergency Ultrasound.