Justin Penny, DO, MA

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Justin Penny

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-333-0770

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

University of Minnesota Medical Center Family Medicine Residency

MD, DO, Kansas City University

MA, Master of Arts in Bioethics

University of Kentucky


Awards & Recognition

Sir William Osler Award in Bioethics, Kansas City University, 2017 Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society, Kansas City University, 2016


Research Summary/Interests

Medical education concerning transgender and gender nonconforming care, bioethics, and informed consent.


Penny, J. M. and Madlon-Kay, D.J., 2019. Is topiramate safe and effective for the treatment of pediatric chronic migraines?. Evidence-Based Practice, 22(6), pp.16-17.

Penny JM and LaPorte SA. Unintended Effects of HIV Criminalization. American Society for Bioethics and Humanities National Conference. Kansas City, MO. October 2017.


Clinical Interests

Inpatient medicine obstetrics LGBTQ+, comprehensive care including gender-affirming care and HIV prevention, geriatrics specifically polypharmacy and medication de-prescribing medication-assisted therapy for opiate use disorders osteopathic manipulation.