Preventive Medicine Overview

A preventive medicine specialist focuses on the health of individuals and defined populations to protect, promote, and maintain health and well-being as well as to prevent disease, disability, and premature death. A preventive medicine physician may be a specialist in general preventive medicine, public health, occupational medicine, or aerospace medicine.1

1 The American Board of Medical Specialties. Guide to Physician Specialties. Evanston, IL: American Board of Medical Specialties; February 2008.

Preventive Medicine Faculty Advisors

Haitham Juma
Akbar Sharip

Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group 2020-2021

President:  Adwoa Wiafe 

 Vice President: Christopher Galley

Vice President: Simone DeShields

Secretary: Amara Hendricks

Treasurer: Kathryn Halbritter

Public Health/Community Services Rep: Alice Lee

Historian: Michaela Davis

Preventive & Lifestyle Opportunities Rep: Monica Fukuda

4th Year Rep: Jill Buller

3rd Year Rep: Madison Carter 

2nd Year Rep:  Annalise Lang

1st Year Rep: Open 

Lifestyle and Preventive Medicine Faculty Advisors