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1970

Hilman Castle, MDDepartment of Community and Family Medicine
Hilman Castle, MD is appointed as first Chair Physician Assistant program created

 


1971
Family Practice Residency program created


1972
Department name changes to Family and Community Medicine


1977
Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health formed


1973
Public Health program created


1984
F. Marian Bishop, PhD named Chair. Dr. Bishop was the first female Chair in the U Health system.
Department name changes to Department of Family and Preventive Medicine


1995
Michael Magill, MD named Chair of the department


2008
Department separates into four divisions: Family Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Health, Physician Assistant Studies, and Public Health.
First division chiefs are Jennifer Leiser, MD (Family Medicine); Kurt T. Hegmann, MD, MPH (Occupational and Environmental Health); Trenton Honda (Physician Assistant Studies); and Stephen Alder, PhD (Public Health)


2017
Kola Okuyemi, MD, MPH named Chair


2019
Virginia Valentin, DrPH, PA-C named Chief of the Division of Physician Assistant Studies


2020
Steven Lacey, PhD, MPH named Chief of the Division of Public Health
By rule of the Utah Legislature, the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health moves to Weber State University
Jeremy Biggs, MD named Chief of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Health