Gregory Prince

Filmed at the 2019 Affirmation International Conference held June 21-23 in at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo Utah.

Gregory A Prince holds both a doctorate degree in dentistry (DDS) and a Ph.D. in pathology. After graduating as valedictorian from Dixie College (St. George, Utah), he served a two-year mission in Brazil for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Upon returning to the United States in 1969, Prince attended graduate school at the University of California, Los Angeles, receiving a D.D.S. (valedictorian) in 1973 and a Ph.D in pathology in 1975. In 1975 he and his wife, JaLynn Rasmussen, moved to Washington D.C., for a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. He is the author of dozens of articles and three books including the award-winning volumes David O McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism (coauthored with WM Robert Wright) and Leonard Arrington and the Writing of Mormon History. Both books have won the prestigious Evans Biography award. In 2008, Prince and his wife established the Madison House Autism Foundation, named after their youngest son who is autistic, for the purpose of addressing the perplexing issues facing adults with autism, along with those facing family members, caregivers, and society at large.

Prince serves on the boards of several non-profit institutions including the National Advisory Council, Dixie State University; the National Advisory Board, J. W. Marriott Library, University of Utah; the National Presidential Advisory Board, Utah Valley University; the Dean’s Advisory Council, University of Utah School of Dentistry; and the Board of Governors, Wesley Theological Seminary.