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Since 1966, our Department of Family Medicine and Public Health has had a rich history of leadership and scholarly activities at the intersection of primary care and public health. Our faculty, staff, students, and alumni are engaged in efforts locally, nationally, and globally that improve public health and health care delivery through research, teaching, and clinical care. Learn more


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Faculty Recruitments

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clinical) Family Medicine Clinician

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adjunct, In-Residence) - Professor in Public Health

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Adjunct or In Residence) - Biostatistics

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Adjunct, In-Residence, HS Clin, Clin X) - Professor in Public Health

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Presentations & Publications

Graduate Students on the Move: At the 2018 American Public Health Association annual conference.

Joint Doctoral Program student Lorena Pacheco presented a poster and moderated a Food and Nutrition presentation session. 4th year Medical student Naeemah Munir gave two oral presentations, a poster presentation, and was invited to moderate two other sessions.

Pictured:  Lorena Pacheco, Prof. Maria Rosario (Happy) Araneta, and Naeemah Munir

Dr. Araneta (pictured above) also gave a presentation on December 12 at the Boston University School of Public Health, entitled, "The "Skinny" on Health Disparities among Asian Americans: Biological, Behavioral, and Social Determinants."

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Research

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Epidemiology Professor Richard Garfein employs mobile technologies in the global fight against tuberculosis, as recently highlighted in STAT.

Photo caption: Richard Garfein, PhD.  Photo by Sandy Huffaker for STAT

Hekler Dr. Eric Hekler is working on a research project called, "Heart Steps: Adaptive mHealth Intervention for Physical-Activity Maintenance." As described in the grant Abstract, “In this project, we will design and evaluate a personalized, adaptive mHealth intervention that leverages frequent interactions that people have with their mobile phones... Read more

Photo courtesy of the UC San Diego Design Lab

Schwartzman Dr. Armin Schwartzman received an award from the National Science Foundation, for a project entitled, "Collaborative Research: Critical Points and Excursion Probability of Random Fields: Theory and Statistical Applications."  Read More

Photo courtesy of Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study

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Appointments & Recognition

FMPH Staff Shining Stars


Pictured, From Left to Right: Amanda Walker (Oct), Dina Rodgers (Nov), Noriko Harth (Dec)


Congratulations to our Department’s 2018 “Top Docs!”

Hill
Linda Hill, MD, MPH
For Public Health and General Preventive Medicine

Bazzo
David Bazzo, MD
For Sports Medicine
Also recently appointed President of the San Diego County Medical Society

Shahtaji
Alan Shahtaji, DO
For Sports Medicine

Taylor
Kenneth Taylor, MD
For Sports Medicine

Achar
Suraj Achar, MD
For Family Medicine

Slater
Daniel Slater, MD
For Family Medicine

(Source: San Diego Magazine 2018 “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey)

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