Chuck Norlin, MD

Director, Medical Home Portal Project
Director, Utah Pediatric Partnership to Improve Healthcare Quality (UPIQ)
Medical Director and Principal Investigator, Children's Healthcare Improvement Collaboration (CHIC)

Professor of Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah Health Sciences Center

P.O. Box 581289
Salt Lake City, UT 84158
contact address


Dr. Norlin is a Professor of Pediatrics and Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah School of Medicine, where he practices and teaches general pediatrics. He practiced general pediatrics in Salt Lake City for 10 years before joining the faculty in 1990 and he served as Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics from 1993-2010. He was the generalist for the pediatric cardiac transplant program at Primary Children’s Medical Center from 1991-2011. Since 2001, Dr. Norlin has directed the Medical Home Portal (, a web-based information resource to support primary care clinicians and families in caring and advocating for children with special health care needs. He served as co-director, in collaboration with the Utah Department of Health, of three medical home/integrated services implementation projects funded by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Dr. Norlin directs the Utah Pediatric Partnership to Improve Healthcare Quality (UPIQ), established in 2003 to improve the health of Utah’s children by promoting and supporting quality improvement in primary care practices. He is also medical director and principal investigator of the Children’s Healthcare Improvement Collaboration, a 5-year project funded by a CHIPRA Quality Demonstrations grant (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) aimed at developing systems to improve and support quality in children’s healthcare for Utah and Idaho.

Selected Bibliography:

Carbone PS, Murphy NA, Norlin C, Azor V, Sheng X, Young PC.
Parent and pediatrician perspectives regarding the primary care of children with autism spectrum disorders.
J Autism Dev Disord. 2013;43(4):964-72. PubMed abstract

Norlin C, Crawford MA, Bell CT, Sheng X, Stein MT.
Delivery of well-child care: a look inside the door.
Acad Pediatr. 2011;11(1):18-26. PubMed abstract

Norlin C, Romeo A, Rocha R.
Developing a web site to support the implementation of medical home.
AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2007:563-7. PubMed abstract

Young PC, Glade GB, Stoddard GJ, Norlin C.
Evaluation of a learning collaborative to improve the delivery of preventive services by pediatric practices.
Pediatrics. 2006;117(5):1469-76. PubMed abstract

Murphy NA, Hoff C, Jorgensen T, Norlin C, Young PC.
Costs and complications of hospitalizations for children with cerebral palsy.
Pediatr Rehabil. 2006;9(1):47-52. PubMed abstract