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Preventive Medicine

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Division Director

Diane Marie M. St. George, PhD


Mission Statement

The Division of Preventive Medicine focuses on the prevention of disease and promotion of the well-being of children and adults, in Maryland, the United States, and around the world.

Our faculty is involved in:

  • Training physicians in preventive medicine and public health.
  • Teaching epidemiology and prevention to MPH, medical, and graduate students.
  • Conducting research on risk factors and prevention of acute and chronic diseases and injury at home, in the workplace, and in the community.

Drs. Khajavi and Dooley

Marissa Khajavi (left) & Cara Dooley


Episode 104: All About Preventive Medicine

October 27, 2023

In this episode of The OSA Insider Podcast, preventive medicine physicians and leaders Dr. Marissa Khajavi and Dr. Cara Dooley, shine a light on preventive medicine, how to know if it might be a good fit for you, what different roles in the field might look like, and how to learn more about it.