Edward A. Emmett

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Emeritus Professor CE of Emergency Medicine
Director, Academic Programs, Occupational Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Associate Scholar, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Research Fellow, Wharton Risk Management & Decision Processes Center, The Wharton School
Deputy Director, , Center fof Excellence in Environmental Toxicology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Silverstein Pavillion Ground Floor
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 349-5708
Fax: (215) 349-4430
Education:
M.B., B.S. (with Honors)
University of Sydney, Australia, 1964.
M.S. (Environmental Health)
University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, 1975.
Post-Graduate Training
Junior and Senior Resident, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, 1964-1966.
Resident Medical Officer, (Internal Medicine), Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, NSW, 1966-1969.
Resident Medical Officer (Dermatology), Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, NSW, 1969-1969.
Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Dermatology, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1970-1970.
Certifications
Member, Royal Australasian College of Physicians (M.R.A.C.P.), 1968.
Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians (F.R.A.C.P.), 1974.
Diplomate, American Board of Toxicology (D.A.B.T.), 1981.
Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians (F.A.F.O.M.), 1984.
Diplomate, American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine (D.A.B.P.M.), 1987.
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Description of Research Expertise

Diseases caused by environmental and occupational exposures. Clinical Toxicology. Impact of disease and injury on industry and the community.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Disease caused by toxic agents in the environment and at work.

Description of Other Expertise

Risk communication. Working with communites in environmental health research.

Selected Publications

Emmett, E.A.: Phototoxicity and photosensitivity reactions. Occupational Skin Disease. Third Edition. Adams R.M. (eds.). Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 1999.

Emmett, E.A.: Overview of occupational health and safety in Australia. Occupational Health and Safety in Australia. Mayhew, C. and Peterson, C.L. (eds.). Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 1999.

Emmett, E.A., Frank, A.L., Gochfeld, M., Hessl, S.M.: Year Book of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. St. Louis, Mosby, 1998.

Emmett, E.A.: Occupational health and safety in national development - the case of Australia. Scan J Work Environ Health 23: 325-333, 1997.

Emmett, E.A., Frank, A.L., Gochfeld, M., Hessl, S.M.: Year Book of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. St. Louis, Mosby, 1997.

Emmett, E.A.: Prevention of major accidents in Australia. J. Occup. Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand 12: 581-589, 1996.

Emmett, E.A.: What is the strategic value of occupational and environmental medicine - observations from the United States and Australia. J. Occup. Env. Med. 38: 1124-1134, 1996.

Emmett, E.A.: Occupational Diseases of the Skin. Cecil Textbook of Medicine. Bennett, J.C. and Plum F. (eds.). W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Page: 2220-2222, 1996.

Emmett, E.A., Frank, A.L., Gochfeld, M. and Hessl, S.M.: Year Book of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. St. Louis, Mosby, 1996.

Holness, D.L., Nethercott, J.R.., Adams, R.M., Belsito, D., Deleo, V. A., Emmett, E.A., Fowler, J., Fisher, A.A., Larsen W.G., Maibach, H.I., Storrs, F.J., Taylor, J.S.: Concomitant positive patch test results with standard screening tray in North America 1985-1989. Contact Dermatitis 32: 289-292, 1995.

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