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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 mission of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is to optimize the quality of life through scholarship that advances health and wellbeing in homes, workplaces, and communities.

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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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
Charles Rogers named UCSF Implementation Science Fellow
recognition
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
Public Health Disasters Conference
education
Aug 31, 2018

Public Health Disasters Conference

Please join us for the Public Health and Disasters on September 17-18. The conference is an annual, multidisciplinary national conference that brings together professionals from public health, health care, emergency management and other disciplines involved in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from public health emergencies.... Read More

Family and Preventive Medicine

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

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