Occupational Medicine Grand Rounds


2023 - 2024
OEH Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds (8 - 9am) via Zoom (2nd & 4th Thursday of the Month)
Journal Club or Notes From the Field (9 - 10am) via Zoom (Immediately following Grand Rounds)
Meeting ID: 929 546 828; Password: 187212


September 28

Grand Rounds
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Rupali Das, MD, MPH, Sr. Vice President, California Medical Director

The Intersection of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) and Occupational and Environmental Health

Journal Club
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Margaret Murray

Decompression Illness in Divers With or Without Patent Foramen Ovale A Cohort Study
October 12    
Grand Rounds
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Nancy Carnide, PhD
Scientist at the Institute for Work & Health
Assistant Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Cannabis Use and the Risk of Workplace Injury: Findings From a Longitudinal Study of Canadian Workers

Notes From the Field 9-10
Jim Morris, Executive Director and Editor in Chief, Public Health Watch Journalism and occupational health, the twain shall meet
October 26    
Grand Rounds
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Tonya Walker, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Employee Health @ Netflix

Health and Safety Hazards in the Film Industry

Journal Club
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Ignacio Santana

Parental occupational exposure to metals and risk of cancer in the offspring: A register-based case-control study from Sweden

November 9    
Grand Rounds
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Carly Hyland, PhD, MS, Assistant Professor of Cooperative Extension, Environmental Health Sciences, UC Berkeley Interconnected Climate-Intensified Exposures among Agricultural Workers
Notes From The Field
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Jaribu Hill, Founder and Executive Director, Mississippi Workers' Center for Human Rights Building capacity for occupational health care in the South
December 14    
Grand Rounds
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Carisa Harris-Adamson, PhD, PT, Associate Professor of Medicine The development of guidelines for the safe implementation of passive exoskeletons in construction. 
Notes from the Field
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Michael Hodgson, MD, Director Office of Occupational Medicine and Nursing, Federal OSHA Is There a Doctor in the House?
January 11    

PEHSU 4th Annual Herb Needleman Lecture

Grand Rounds 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Tamarra James-Todd, PhD, MPH
Mark and Catherine Winkler Associate Professor of Environmental Reproductive Epidemiology
Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

4th Annual Herb Needleman Lecture: Consumer Product Chemicals and Pregnancy health: A Reproductive Justice Lens

Notes From the Field - Cancelled    

January 25

Grand Rounds 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Timur Durrani, MD, MPH, MBA
Medical Director, UC Berkeley National Laboratory
Clinical Professor of Medicine, 
UCSF Division of Occupational, Environmental and Climate Medicine
Internal contamination and management – a novel exposure to Cobalt-57
Journal Club 9-10 Max Blumberg Prenatal ambient pesticide exposure and childhood retinoblastoma
February 8    
Grand Rounds 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Latifat Apatira MD MPH 
Physician Reviewer 
Education Lead 
The Permanente Medical Group
Utilization Review & How to Decrease Denials in the California Workers' Comp System
Notes From the Field 9-10 Kathy Fagan, MD, Occupational Medicine Consultant (Ret. Federal OSHA) Stories from the front line of poultry and pork
February 22    
Grand Rounds 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Robin Cooper, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California San Francisco
Co-Founder and President, Climate Psychiatry Alliance (www.climatepsychiatry.org)
Mental Health Impacts of Climate Change
Journal Club 9-10 Shamil Jugnundan Assessment of Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis Among Underground Hard Rock and Other Mining Industry Workers in Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah
March 7 - March 9 UCSF OECM CME, Work and Environmental Respiratory Diseases and
Updates in Occupational and Environmental Medicine
March 14    
Alice Hamilton Lecture 12-1pm Robert Cohen, MD
Professor of Medicine Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
Dust in the Lungs, an Ancient Disease Still with Us - What Clinicians Face Today
March 28    
Grand Rounds 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Nina Botto, MD
Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Dermatology
Ambulatory Executive Medical Director, UCSF Health
Medical Director, Contact Dermatitis Unit, Dermatology
Allergic and Irritant Contact Dermatitis of the Hands: What the Occupational Health Provider Should Know
Journal Club 9-10 Ali Dehghani Firouzabadi Microplastic and Nanoplastics in Atheromas and Cardiovascular Events
April 11    
Grand Rounds 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Roxana Chicas, RN, PhD
Assistant Professor 
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Emory University
Heat-related illness and risk factors among agricultural workers
Notes From the Field 9-10 Kevin Riley, PhD, Director UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health program What’s new from the South (California) in occupational safety and health
April 25    
Grand Rounds 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Robert Harrison, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor  
Division of Occupational, Environmental and Climate Medicine, UCSF
Sheiphali Gandhi, MD MPH
Assistant Professor
Occupational, Environmental and Climate Medicine & Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, UCSF
Associate Director
Post-Deployment Cardiopulmonary Evaluation Network, San Francisco VA
Silicosis in Artificial Stone Workers 
Journal Club 9-10 Margaret Murray Impact of Climate Change on Occupational Health and Safety: A Review of Methodological Approaches
May 9    
Grand Rounds 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Shamil Jungnundan, MD, MPH
OEM Resident

Max Blumberg, MD, MPH
OEM Resident

The Misdiagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease

Improving the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physician Training Pipeline

Notes From the Field 9-10 Nicole Quick, MD, Deputy Director for Health Protection Bureau, LA County Department of Public Health All health is local – silicosis in LA County
May 23    
Grand Rounds 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Margaret Murray, MD, MPH
OEM Resident

Ali Dehghani Firozabadi, MD, MPH
OEM Resident

Analysis of heat-related illness in California Firefighters, 2000-2020

Investigation of patient adherence to exercise regimens for lower back pain: A multi-theoretical approach understanding attitudes and beliefs.

Journal Club 9-10 Rupesh Patel Chronic occupational exposures to irritants and asthma in the CONSTANCES cohort 
June 13    
Grand Rounds 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Matt Gribble, PhD

Oceans and Human Health: A Special World Oceans Day Presentation

Notes From the Field 9-10 Matt Gribble, PhD Discussion: Oceans and Human Health: The role of the Occupational and Environmental Health Specialist


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