Family Medicine at Wasatch Community Gardens 2018

Physician Assistant Program Stethoscope Ceremony

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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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Prostate Cancer Diagnosed Higher in Black Men
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
Charles Rogers named UCSF Implementation Science Fellow
Sep 07, 2018

Charles Rogers named UCSF Implementation Science Fellow

Charles R. Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES®, associate member of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program in the Huntsman Cancer Institute and assistant professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, recently completed the UCSF Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE) Program, one of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine

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

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