Darin Brink, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Darin Brink

Contact Info


Office Phone 651-227-6551

Office Address:
Bethesda Family Medicine Clinic
580 Rice St
St. Paul, MN 55103

MD, University of South Dakota

University of Nebraska Family Medicine Residency


Darin Brink, MD, is faculty at the University of Minnesota Woodwinds Family Medicine Residency. Prior to joining the department in 2010, he started a free clinic for refugees in Moscow and provided medical care and instruction in Moscow, Samara, and Tula Oblasts, Russia. Brink also has several years experience as a small town family doctor in South Dakota. He has a strong interest in medical missions and humanitarian medical care.


Geriatrics, preventive medicine, community health, endoscopy


Research Funding Grants

2013-14, UCare Fund, PI, "Karen Mental Health Screening Questionnaire Validation Study"


Brink DR, Shannon PJ, Vinson GA. Validation of a brief mental health screener for Karen refugees in primary care. Fam Pract. 2016;33(1):107-11.