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

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Interest Group      

President: Dana Hoxie

Vice President: Nathan Nellessen

3rd Year Rep:

2nd Year Rep: Lawrence Ahn

Resident Advisor: Dr. Charity Peneloza Russell

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Akbar Sharip   

Occupational Medicine Faculty Advisors

Haitham Juma
Akbar Sharip

Lifestyle Medicine and Preventive Medicine Interest Group

President: Niian Mung

Vice President: Faith Calaminos

Social Vice President: Meena Kim Dopp



Public Relations: 

4th Year Rep: Stephanie Looi

3rd Year Rep: Jonathan Goorhuis

2nd Year Rep: Joellyn Sheehy

1st Year Rep: Adwoa Wiafe

Lifestyle and Preventive Medicine Faculty Advisors

Brenda Rea
April Wilson