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  GoArmy.com > Careers & Jobs > Preventive Medicine Specialist (68S)
Preventive medicine is integral to maintaining the health and well-being of all Army Soldiers and personnel.
Preventive Medicine Specialists are the central members of the Medical Services Corps Preventive Medicine Sciences team, which is charged with studying and preventing the spread of disease and infection within the Army.
Preventive Medicine Specialists are primarily responsible for conducting or assisting with preventive medicine inspections, surveys and preventative medicine laboratory procedures.
www.goarmy.com /JobDetail.do?id=167   (269 words)

  
  Preventive medicine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Generally speaking, preventive medicine (often mis-spelled and mis-pronounced "preventative medicine") is that part of medicine engaged with preventing disease rather than curing it.
In the United States, preventive medicine is a medical specialty, one of the 24 recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
Undersea and hyperbaric medicine (UHB), formerly "undersea medicine"
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Preventive_medicine   (304 words)

  
 AFT - American Educator - Fall 2004 - Preventive Medicine
Even though we don’t always follow the doctor’s orders, the preventive model of medicine has been wildly successful, allowing us to live longer, healthier lives.
In recent years, reading researchers have pursued a preventive model of reading instruction that could also be wildly successful.
They also discuss the new “technologies” (especially preventive screening assessments and strong curriculum materials) now available to teachers that translate this research into useable classroom materials and strategies.
www.aft.org /pubs-reports/american_educator/issues/fall04/medicine.htm   (519 words)

  
 ACPM - American College of Preventive Medicine
The American College of Preventive Medicine was established in 1954 and is comprised of specialists in the field of preventive medicine.
The Association of Preventive Medicine Residents is a temporary membership class, participation in which is generally limited to the years following graduation from medical school during one’s residency training.
The APMR is the national voice of preventive medicine residents on issues that effect training, policy, and education.
www.acpm.org /apmr.htm   (258 words)

  
 Careers in Medicine: Preventive Medicine
A preventive medicine specialist focuses on the health of individuals and defined populations in order to protect, promote and maintain health and well-being, and to prevent disease, disability, and premature death.
Aerospace Medicine: focuses on the health of a population group consisting of the operating crews and passengers of air and space vehicles.
Residency training in preventive medicine includes a year of supervised postgraduate clinical training, an academic year of training leading to a Master's degree in public health followed by one year of preventive medicine residency training.
www.aamc.org /students/cim/pub_preventivemed.htm   (281 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine Residency Program at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Residency Program in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health is a joint program offered by the UCSF School of Medicine and the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley.
Residents learn the basic components of preventive medicine, including a core curriculum in epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and administration, environmental and occupational health, the cultural, social and behavioral determinants of disease and the clinical practice of preventive medicine.
The mission of the program is to train medical specialists for careers in public health practice, medical management and preventive medicine research with emphasis on the management of disease prevention and health promotion in populations.
sph.berkeley.edu:7133 /degrees/degreeprog/prevmed.htm   (1317 words)

  
 preventive medicine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: )
branch of medicine dealing with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of good health practices.
Until recently preventive medicine was largely the domain of the U.S. Public Health Service or state and local health departments, but it has become an important consideration of health maintenance organizations, private practitioners, and other health care providers.
Preventive medicine encompasses such activities as research into causes of disease; vaccination against those diseases for which the causes are known, e.g., poliomyelitis, influenza, and measles; studies of environmental deterrents to health; and instruction in public health and hygiene.
www.bartleby.com /65/pr/preventi.html   (147 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine
My current interest is in preventive medicine and primary care.
The key difference between preventive medicine and standard approaches to health care may be the focus on behavior that is of relatively small risk but is practiced by a large number of people.
The Strategy of Preventive Medicine and this book remains a must read for those interested in public health, health policy and the practice of preventive medicine.
www-personal.umich.edu /~jasonww/academics/preventive.html   (558 words)

  
 The Uses Of Fear In Preventive Medicine
Fear is lessening, but we would not want it to disappear entirely, for while it is a miserable sensation, it has its uses in the same sense that pain may be a marked benefit to the animal economy, and in the same sense that fever is a conservative process.
It is one of the greatest forces for good in preventive medicine, as we shall presently see, and at times it is the most useful instrument in the hands of the sanitarian.
The other heroes of preventive medicine and their triumphs are too well known to you to need further recounting.
biotech.law.lsu.edu /cphl/history/articles/Rosenau_fear.htm   (2570 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine
There are many adages which lead us to believe that preventive medicine is right.
I know now that one must investigate the charity, determine what their mission values are and how much of the money donated actually reaches the targeted population, but the sentiments remain strong.
Granted that the ads promote prevention; there are big bucks to be earned for decreasing our risks of many health complications.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/breastcancer/115964   (456 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine
The attempt to identify factors which make illness more likely and take steps to avoid that illness is called "preventive medicine." The practice of preventive medicine is not particularly lucrative and therefore there are few practitioners of this discipline outside government and medical school settings.
The widespread use of vaccination as a method of illness prevention is another topic which deserves its own article.
This is the amount needed to prevent scurvy, but has nothing to do with prevention of other illness.
www.medical-library.net /specialtiesd/_preventive_medicine.html   (607 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine Group - Dr. Steven Halbert, M.D. - Alternative and Holistic Medicine, treatments and prevention of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Preventive Medicine Group - Dr. Steven Halbert, M.D. Alternative and Holistic Medicine, treatments and prevention of disease and illnesses resulting from physical, psychological, social, or spiritual imbalance.
Preventive Medicine Group is a unique healthcare practice which combines the best of conventional medicine with innovative complementary therapies.
Nutritional medicine (dietary change and nutritional supplements), herbal medicine, and a range of innovative metabolic therapies are offered.
ygraine.membrane.com /enterhtml/live/halbert   (195 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine Center Home Page
The PMC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable and tax deductible organization that provides resources and information on conventional, alternative, and complementary medicines, advice on whole foods/high fiber approaches to healthful nutrition including macrobiotics, cooking classes, and lectures.
The Preventive Medicine Center is dedicated to promoting a realistic, supportive, holistic approach to health - achieving disease prevention and reversal, where possible, through a combination of innovative, traditional, and alternative methods.
The philosophy of the Preventive Medicine Center is based on the concept of the Natural Human Design: we are genetically strong and designed to be well, not ill. Mistakes of living break down these natural strengths.
www.prevmedctr.org   (209 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine
The Preventive Medicine department provides immunizations (including hepatitis B and menigoccal vaccine), tuberculosis testing, travel immunizations and information, and HIV testing.
Immunizations needed to fulfill the Illinois immunization requirement are provided by the Preventive Medicine department for a nominal fee.
For students age 20 and older the cost of the vaccine is $38.00 per dose (the vaccine is a three dose series) and for students age 19, the cost is $21.50 per dose.
www.niu.edu /uhs/prevmed.asp   (404 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine - FMCH - UMass Medical School
The specialty of Preventive Medicine provides an exciting opportunity for physicians who are interested in developing skills in epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and management, planning and evaluation of health services, social and behavioral determinants of health and disease, environmental and occupational health, and clinical prevention.
Preventive Medicine specialists are trained to promote health and reduce the risks of disease, disability and death in individuals and populations.
The University of Massachusetts Preventive Medicine Program offers a two-year training program that is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
www.umassmed.edu /fmch/preventive   (211 words)

  
 Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
The Division of Preventive and Occupational Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, consists of 22 physicians who have specialty training in internal medicine or family practice and a team of trained occupational health nurses.
The mission of the division is to reduce the medical, financial, and occupational burdens of preventable disease and injury in our patients and in our community through prevention, screening, and education while providing the highest quality medical care.
www.mayoclinic.org /preventivemedicine-rst   (186 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine News
Preventive Medicine News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Soldiers and Marines who are disturbed by the stress of the war in Iraq are receiving mental-health services early after their return, helping prevent development of serious conditions, according to a...
Newswise - A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine indicates that the rate of HIV/AIDS infection in Tijuana, Mexico is increasing, and much higher than had been...
www.topix.net /med/preventive-medicine   (795 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine Specialty Forum
Training for preventive medicine generally requires 2 years in residency after a clinical internship or transitional year.
All Preventive Medicine program teach the core competencies of biostatistics, epidemiology, management, administration, clinical preventive medicine, and occupational or environmental health.
Preventive Medicine physicians are specialists trained to examine the delivery of healthcare from a distinctive clinical and public health perspective thus giving them a unique niche and ability to impact healthcare on the population-based and global level.
www.amsa.org /preventive   (1136 words)

  
 preventive medicine
The Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SVEPM) was founded in 1982 and has over 300 veterinary and non-veterinary members.
Preventive Veterinary Medicine is an international journal on research and development in veterinary epidemiology, animal disease prevention and control, and animal health economics.
The broad aim of Sport Horse Medicine is "to extend the concept of preventive healthcare beyond vaccination and deworming into every aspect of horse management".
vetgate.ac.uk /browse/cabi/7bfa711c2c5ccb9014706b904576bc2f.html   (1066 words)

  
 Preventive Medicine 2008 — Austin, TX
Developed in conjunction with the Association for Prevention Research and Teaching, this track includes sessions that assist those professionals involved in teaching preventive medicine in a variety of health professions training settings, including new models and approaches in teaching preventive medicine.
Prevention Policy: This track seeks to provide participants with an understanding of important and emerging national policy issues of concern to preventive medicine professionals, and to improve participants’ effectiveness in addressing policy issues of concern in their own communities.
Over 800 individuals are expected to attend Preventive Medicine 2008 including, ACPM members, physicians, federal and local government employees, corporate medical directors, nurses, residents, medical students, health plan managers, preventive medicine faculty, and other decision makers from professional physician associations and the public health field.
preventivemedicine2008.org   (455 words)

  
 Keck School of Medicine of USC
The Department of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has been pivotal in advancing the field.
Amid festive balloons at a celebratory luncheon, Michael Goran, professor of preventive medicine, was awarded the Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Chair in Childhood Obesity and Diabetes by Veronica Atkins and officials of the Robert C. Atkins Foundation.
Malcolm C. Pike, renowned cancer researcher and professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, was one of five cancer pioneers and volunteers honored by the American Cancer Society
www.usc.edu /hsc/medicine/preventive_med   (917 words)

  
 PMRI - The Preventive Medicine Research Institute
Dean Ornish, MD is a physician and scientist, well-known for the development of the comprehensive lifestyle change program for reversing heart disease, that is supported by a quarter century of research.
He is also the founder, president and director of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute (PMRI), located in Sausalito, California where he holds the Safeway Chair.
At the Preventive Medicine Research Institute, we rely on the generosity of donors to support our mission to conduct groundbreaking scientific research and provide education and service of the highest quality on the benefits of lifestyle changes.
www.pmri.org   (351 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Preventive medicine
Journal that publishes empirical and theoretical research on prevention, the outcome of psychotherapy and social and environmental interventions, biologically oriented therapy, and the combination of such interventions.
Provides international coverage of preventive medicine, epidemiology, social and community medicine.
Information about dental or facial trauma prevention and treatment for health professionals and the general public, including what to do when a tooth is knocked out, athletic mouthguard types and designs, medical and dental literature references on athletic mouthguards and their relationship to concussion prevention.
bubl.ac.uk /link/p/preventivemedicine.htm   (541 words)

  
 Department of Preventive Medicine Home Page
Department of Preventive Medicine faculty members include biostatisticians, epidemiologists, physicians, psychologists, and professionals of various other fields whose work is oriented toward disease prevention and health promotion.
During this period, the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology merged with the Department of Preventive Medicine, strengthening research and other initiatives.
With this leadership, the Department of Preventive Medicine emphasizes prevention-sciences scholarship, education, and community outreach.
www.utmem.edu /prevmed/pm   (190 words)

  
 Emory MedWeb: Sites for Preventive_Medicine:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care - "This website is designed to serve as a practical guide to health care providers, planners and consumers for determining the inclusion or exclusion, content and frequency of a wide variety of preventive health interventions, using the evidence-based r
Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health.
Evidence-based Clinical Prevention - This website is designed to serve as a practical guide to health providers,planners and consumers for determining the inclusion or exclusion, content and frequency of a wide variety of preventive health interventions, using the evidence-based recommen
www.medweb.emory.edu /MedWeb/FMPro?-DB=Records.fp3&-Format=kw_records.htm&-lay=Web&-error=search_kwerror.htm&-Max=25&-op=eq&subject==*;Preventive_Medicine*&-Token=Preventive_Medicine:&-SortField=Lnk_txt&-Find   (386 words)

  
 LLU general preventive medicine residency program
LLU's motto is "To Make Man Whole." The LLU School of Tropical and Preventive Medicine was established in 1948 and then the School of Public Health in 1967.
In 1979, the general preventive medicine residency program was created as a cooperative effort between the School of Public Health and the School of Medicine.
Since then, the preventive medicine program has emphasized clinical preventive medicine (merging 'traditional' primary care with prevention).
www.llu.edu /llu/prevmed   (333 words)

  
 Home, Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
An active search for the permanent chair of preventive medicine will begin in 2008, with the goal of welcoming the new department leader in 2009.
Bonnie J. Spring, the Director of Behavioral Medicine and Professor of Preventive Medicine is bringing Evidence-Based Practice into Behavioral Medicine.
Presented by Edward F. Vonesh, Ph.D. *Seminars will be held in the Department of Preventive Medicine, 11th Floor Large Conference Room at 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Ste 1102.
www.preventivemedicine.northwestern.edu   (280 words)

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