Family Medicine at Wasatch Community Gardens 2018

Physician Assistant Program Stethoscope Ceremony

Public Health Graduation

Occupational & Environmental Health Graduation

The University of Utah's School of Medicine established the Department of Preventive Medicine in 1970 to address current and emerging health care needs by educating health care professionals, conducting basic and applied research, and implementing state-of-the-art clinical and community-based health services. Since then, the Department has grown into a booming entity that house the Divisions of Family Medicine, Physician Assistant Studies, Public Health, and Occupational and Environmental Health.

As an ever growing and developing department, our goal is to expand the possibilities of health by serving the communities we work with in a variety of capacities. Click here to read more about the department, our vision, and who we are.

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Utah StARR Announcement
education
Dec 27, 2018

Utah StARR Announcement

“We are excited to announce that the Utah Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (Utah StARR) will be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. Click here to read more about the program, eligibility, and how to apply.”... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine
Poster Summit 2019
education
Dec 27, 2018

Poster Summit 2019

“The Education Mission Advancement Committee of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is pleased to announce implementation of the First Annual Expanding the Possibilities of Health Poster Summit. Abstracts are due Friday, February 15, 2019.”... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine
2018 Vitae Event
education
Dec 07, 2018

2018 Vitae Event

“Dr. Charles Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES, along with several colleagues, will be presenting at the 2018 Vitae Event. Each will have the opportunity to share their research stories. Click here to read more information.”... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine
Prostate Cancer Diagnosed Higher in Black Men
education
Oct 18, 2018

Prostate Cancer Diagnosed Higher in Black Men

Black men are diagnosed with prostate cancer at nearly twice the rate of white men and are underrepresented in prostate cancer research, including validation studies of new clinical tools. Dr. Charles Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES, who was recently awarded a NCI K01 grant, along with several others, had their research highlighted in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine

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Kolawole Okuyemi, MD, MPH
Kolawole S. Okuyemi, MD, MPH

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