DFPM Physician Assistants Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to Honeyville, UT

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Public Health Contact Tracers Meet in Person for the First Time

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DFPM Celebrates 50 Years

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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.

COVID-19 Updates & Resources

As we grapple with the unprecedented effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is doing all it can to make sure that our community remains informed, connected, and safe. Click here to read department updates and find relevant resources.


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

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