UTN 2019 Speakers

Lance Bryce, MD

Dr. Bryce graduated from the University of Arizona School of Medicine. He did his general surgery residency at the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Bryce serves as the rural trauma surgeon representative on the State of Utah Trauma PIPs committee. Dr. Bryce is currently the Trauma Medical Director for Brigham City Community Hospital, EMS Medical Director for Brigham City EMS/Fire Department, Medical Director for Box Elder County Dispatch Center. Dr. Bryce is currently in his 9th year as a member of the Brigham City Metro SWAT team.


Megan Call, PhD headshotMegan Call, PhD

Megan Call is a licensed psychologist and is the Associate Director of the University of Utah Health Resiliency Center, Clinical Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology and Adjunct Professor in Health Promotion and Education. She has research and clinical interests in promoting resilience and well-being among health providers, with a specific focus on embracing vulnerability and discomfort, incorporating informal mindfulness into everyday practice, improving communication and relationship skills, and addressing systematic change.


Julia Smith headshotJulia Harmston Smith, MSN, CPNP

Julia Harmston Smith MSN, CPNP grew up in Roosevelt Utah and moved to Salt Lake City to go to college and then also completed her graduate work in nursing at the University of Utah.  She has worked as a Trauma Nurse Practitioner for Primary Children’s Medical Center for fifteen years and most recently held the Lead APC position for the joined General Surgery and Trauma APC group for the past 5 years.  She enjoys camping, watching her kids’ sports activities, U of U football, movies and travel of any kind.  She lives in Woods Cross with her husband and five children.  julia.smith@imail.org


Diane M Kendall, DNP, FNP-C, GNP-C

Diane has been a nurse practitioner over 20 years obtaining her Doctorate in Nursing practice, Geriatric and Family certifications. She has worked in community centers and urgent care, and senior clinic for primary care with Intermountain Healthcare. Diane now works with Optumcare Utah seeing insured in wellness center and skilled nursing facilities for wellness visits and medical diagnosis review for those folks with Medicare.


Kevin M. McCulley

Since 2010, Kevin M. McCulley has supported the State of Utah Department of Health with management of health, medical, public health, and special pathogens preparedness and response programs. This includes the ASPR Hospital Preparedness Program, the CDC Public Health Emergency Preparedness program, and various special projects, including the Ebola, Zika, and Opioid Crisis responses. He also is a co-leader for state and national workgroups and projects, including the Western Region Burn Disaster Consortium, Utah’s Regional Healthcare Coalition Coordinators Workgroup, and Utah Crisis Standards of Care Workgroup. He provides technical assistance to other states on development of Regional Healthcare Coalitions and has been an invited guest to the Institute of Medicine Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events, and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center‐Center for Health Security as subject matter expert.


Michael Osborn, MDMichael Osborn, MD

Michael Osborn is an Emergency Physician with Utah Valley Emergency Physicians working at Utah Valley and Orem Community Hospitals. He was born in Spanish Fork, UT and went to BYU for his undergraduate degree. He went to medical school at Texas Tech University Paul L Foster School of Medicine and completed an Emergency Medicine Residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Osborn is married to his beautiful wife Marianne and they have six amazing children.


Annie Relph, BSN, RN

Annie started working at Moab Regional Hospital as a Telemetry Tech in 2006. She worked on the weekends as an aide/LPN while working towards receiving her RN. In 2008, Annie graduated and began working full time in the MedSurg Unit. In 2009, she began working in Emergency Department and obtained her BSN through Colorado Mesa University in 2011. Annie became ED Manager/Trauma Program Manager in 2014 and during her tenure as ED/TPM, fostered relationships with GCEMS and other entities. Annie Relph has been a member of the Trauma System Advisory Committee since 2016 and recently changed positions from ED/TPM to Director of Nursing at Moab Regional Hospital in May of this year. She is currently working on her Masters in Nurse Leadership.

Annie has 4 children, an amazing husband and she feels blessed to work and live in Southern Utah.


Amy Stevenson Wilson, MPH, CHWC

Amy Stevenson Wilson was born and raised in Fruit Heights, Utah. She is an avid runner, loves reading and travel, and gets excited about anything nutrition. Amy got a degree in Political Science at BYU and lived in Argentina, Hawaii, Washington D.C., and Taiwan before moving to Ohio to study for a Master's in Public Health. She met Kyle Wilson, a Utah native himself, who was studying to become an optometrist at OSU. The two were married in May 2013 and lived in Connecticut, Denver and Colorado Springs before moving to Bountiful, Utah last May. In February 2017, Amy was 8 months pregnant with her second daughter when she was in a near-fatal collision with a car of teenage high school students who were street racing in Salt Lake City. She and Kyle are happily raising their three children while meeting the challenges of life.


Andy Smith

Andy Smith is the Executive Director of Grand County Emergency Medical Services SSD. He is also the Immediate Past President of the Rural EMS Directors Association of Utah.  Andy has been in and around rural EMS and Fire Departments since 2000 when he took an EMT class his senior year of High School in Millard County, UT. He is passionate about rural EMS leadership and about helping to create sustainable and reliable EMS services.


Ryan Stocking

Detective Ryan Stocking was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has been in law enforcement for 10 years. He began his career in 2008 as a correctional officer at the Salt Lake County Metro Jail where he worked for more than 2 ½ years before becoming a road officer. In the jail, he worked in the minimum, medium, and maximum-security units, and in the processing area. He worked four years as a patrol officer assigned to the Kearns/Magna area. Detective Stocking has been assigned to the Metro Gang Unit for four years and is currently assigned as an investigator in the unit. Detective Stocking is a certified gang expert and has investigated numerous gangs to include OMG (Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs), Hispanic street gangs, and white supremacists gangs. Detective Stocking has taught gang classes at the University of Utah, POST, SLCC, and at UPD for all new hires. Detective Stocking enjoys educating the community and law enforcement on gangs and gang activity.