Katherine Fortenberry PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, along with Troy Madsen MD, associate professor in the School of Medicine, have been awarded a Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment, or SBIRT, Clinical Implementation Grant from the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Family & Preventive Medicine
The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine was founded in 1970, making it one of the oldest and most established family medicine departments in the country.
The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine optimizes quality of life through scholarship that advances health and wellbeing in homes, workplaces and communities.
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Grant and Awards Write Up for Family & Preventive Medicine Department.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
I wanted to highlight a few of our faculty and staff members who recently won national awards from their perspective professional organizations. It is always an honor to be present at these award receptions to see how dedicated our department is in all of the missions we support – education, research, clinical, community engagement, and diversity and inclusion. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
The Utah Area Health Education Centers, or Utah AHEC, held its second Annual Utah Primary Care Summit at the University of Utah’s Rice Eccles Stadium Scholarship Room on Oct. 27. The conference was held to share perspectives on the state of Utah’s primary care workforce, celebrate accomplishments from the past year, and identify priorities for the upcoming year with key primary care stakeholders in Utah.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
On Oct. 25, 2017, the University of Utah’s Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Division of Public Health hosted the first annual David N. Sundwall Lectureship in Public Health Policy at the Monson Center to celebrate David N. Sundwall’s contribution and legacy in the public health field.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
On Oct. 16 students belonging to the University of Utah Student Chapter of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, or AIHA, sent a box of supplies to the Industrial Hygiene Department at the University of Puerto Rico to help in the relief efforts following the effects of Hurricane Irma. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine