TRACK: OEM Clinical Practice
Thomas A. Arcury, PhD, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
Xochitl Castaneda, MA, Health Initiative of the Americas, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Linda Forst, MD, MPH, MS, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Chicago, IL
Joseph A. Fortuna, MD, MACOEM, Prism, New Orleans, LA
Ismail Nabeel, MD, MPH, FACOEM, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Paul J. Papanek, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Cal/OSHA, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
This session will consist of reports from six experts in the field of occupational health and safety for underserved occupational populations. Speakers will present their research as it applies to clinical advancements in: 1) the prevention of a variety of occupational illnesses and injuries; 2) the treatment and/or management of selected occupational illnesses and injuries in these populations; 3) expanding access for these populations to occupational and non-occupational health care; and 4) the use of novel, innovative technologies in the delivery of health care services to these working underserved population. This session was organized by the Underserved Occupational Populations Special Interest Section.