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Department of Preventive Medicine

Our Mission

The Mission of the Department of Preventive Medicine is to improve human health through research, education, and public service. The Department’s mission is integrated with the broader mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, to bring the benefits of the health science to the citizens of Tennessee and beyond through education, research, clinical care, and public service.

Education

The Department of Preventive Medicine plays a critical role in advancing the University’s educational mission by offering a Masters of Epidemiology and a Certificate in Clinical Research and also by contributing to the Undergraduate Medical School Curriculum.

Research

Our faculty are involved in a wide range of ongoing studies and also provide support facilities for Clinical Trials. For content specific research areas see: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or click here for a list of Ongoing Studies.

Service

Members of the Divisions of Biostatistics and Epidemiology provide direct support to researchers at UTHSC and beyond through the Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Core of the TN-CTSI and are separately available as consultants on research projects. 

News

Last Published: Jan 24, 2019