Peter Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker, MD, School of Medicine, Kalamazoo

Dr. Ziemkowski is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed his family medicine residency at the Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. He practices family medicine in southwest Michigan, where he is on the faculty of the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker, MD, School of Medicine’s Family Medicine Residency Program and serves as associate dean for Student Affairs. He has been teaching for 20 years and maintains a blog for residents. Dr. Ziemkowski is board certified in family medicine, and he is also certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) in clinical informatics. He seeks to use technology to help educate patients on healthy lifestyles. Other clinical interests include the care of metabolic conditions associated with cardiovascular risk, including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and obesity. He believes that primary prevention of these diseases and their complications will deliver the greatest benefit to the greatest number of patients.