Previous Positions

Director Neurosurgical Service Wyoming Medical Center
Professor Neuroscience and Anatomy Philadelphia College Osteopathic Medicine, Suwanee, Georgia

Research Interests

Head Injuries: Diagnosis and Management
Cervical Spine Injuries
Emergency management of athletic head injury


Polley Jw, Berkowitz RA, McDonald TB, Cohen M, Figuero A, Penney D:
“Craniomaxillofacial Surgery in the Jehovah’s Witness Patient” Plast Reconstr Surg: 1258-1263 1994

Hughes Jr, Penney D, Stone JL: University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago,
“History of the Neuropsychiatric Institute of the University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.” Clin Electroenceph 25: 99-103 1994

Penney, Don, Perlin Ronald:”Sports Related Head Injuries: Learn the Rules of this Serious Game” Volume 8, Number 7. P71-82 (entire publication) July 2003 American Health Consultants

Don Penney MD., MSC., FACEP, FAAEM

Provost, Dean of Clinical Sciences

Career Profile

Dr. Don Penney, MD, MSC, FACEP., serves as the Dean of Clinical Affairs and has been a leader in medical practice and education for many years. His career exhibits many accomplishments, such as being recognized as one of the “Top Surgeons” by the Consumer Research Council of America for 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013. Also, Dr. Penney is a recipient of the Prince Phillip Silver Medal from the University of Toronto for earning the second highest grade point average at Graduation.


Master of Science (Anatomy) McGill University Montreal, Canada

Doctor of Medicine  McMaster University Hamilton, Canada

Surgical Internship McGill University/Montreal General Hospital Montreal, Canada