Scott Benson, PhD, MD, MPH, along with Jim VanDerslice, PhD; Tejinder P. Singh, BDS, MDS, MPH; and Sharon Talboys, PhD, MPH were awarded a Global Learning Across the Disciplines (GLAD) Award from the University of Utah (UU) Office of Global Engagement. The award is designed to support efforts to integrate multi-disciplinary global learning into curricular activities.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Family & Preventive Medicine
The Department 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 is committed and accountable to promote a culture of inclusiveness, diversity and respect of all faculty, staff, students, and the communities we serve.
We value and rely upon diversity and inclusion for the development, improvement and sustainability of exceptional education, research and healthcare for our diverse, ever changing local, regional, national and international communities.
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Dr. David Sundwall had a great opportunity to be interviewed for the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) podcast entitled, “The Public Health Dialogue.” Alfredo Marabia, MD, PhD, Editor-in-Chief of AJPH interviewed Dr. Sundwall along with Georges Benjamin (APHA), Dick Gottfried (D-NY), Pete Kirkham(R), Dick Zimmer(R-NJ) regarding current Challenges and the need for bipartisan approaches to seek policy change.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
On Friday, April 13, the University of Utah Physician Assistant Studies Program will be holding an open house at the Russell C. Taylor Health Science Center at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah. The open house will be to inform students, faculty, staff, and community members about the new Physician Assistant Studies Program collaboration between the University of Utah and Dixie State University.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
Come and learn more about what NRMN has to offer! The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) supports your advancement at every career stage of research in the biomedical sciences. Experience mentorship and professional development programs designed to hone your practices and deepen your connection to the diverse nationwide scientific community. NRMN’s goal is to enhance the diversity of the NIH-funded research workforce.... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
The Physician Assistant Studies’ mission is to educate students to become socially conscious and be accountable physician assistants with a commitment to the underserved. In conjunction with their completion of their master’s degree, physician assistant students, in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, will be completing a student-led community engaged research project. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine
The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is pleased to host Paul Grundy, MD, MPH for a special lecture entitled “Primary Care as the Foundation for Delivery Transformation” on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 11:30 AM. The lecture will be held in the Health Science Education Building (HSEB) in Alumni Hall (Room 2110). ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine