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Judith Green McKenzie, MD, MPH

Judith Green McKenzie, MD, MPH

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Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Ground Floor Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 2156624220
A.B. (Biology)
Princeton University , 1983.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University School of Medicine, 1987.
M.P.H. (Public Health, Occupational Medicine)
Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1996.
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Description of Research Expertise

Occupational Medicine Outcomes: Occupational Infectious Diseases including Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures; Occupational and Environmental Exposures; Workers' Compensation Costs; and Medical Graduate Education

Description of Clinical Expertise

Manage the Health Wellness of Worker Populations as well as of individual employees. Evaluate and treat Occupational and Environmental Illnesses and Injuries. Conduct Independent Medical Examinations. Provide Expert Witness and Consultation for Environmental and Toxicology Cases. Design and Execute Surveillance Programs.

Description of Other Expertise

Occupational Epidemiology, Wellness and Prevention

Selected Publications

Saito K, Saberi P, Shofer F, Green-McKenzie J: Health Care Personnel Perception of the Privacy of Electronic Health Records: A Pilot Study Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 59(6), June 2017 Notes: Resident mentored research.

Green-McKenzie J, McCarthy R, Shofer F: Characterization of Occupational Blood and Body Fluid Exposures beyond the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act. British Medical Journal 17(5): 226-232, May 2016 Notes: Doi: 10.1177-1755177416645339.

Torigian D, Green-McKenzie J, Liu X, Shofer FS, Werner T, Smith CE, Strasser AA, Moghbel MC, Parekh AH, Choi G, Goncalves MD, Spaccarelli N, Gholami S, Kumar PS, Tong Y, Udupi JK, Mesaros C, Alavi A: A Study of the feasibility of FDG-PET/CT to systematically detect and quantify differential metabolic effects of chronic tobacco use in organs of the whole body - a prospective pilot study. Academic Radiology 2016 Notes: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2016.09.003. Co-PI on grant that funded the research.

Saberi P, Propert KJ, Powers M, Emmett E, McKenzie J : Field Survey of Health Perception and Complaints of Pennsylvania Residents in the Marcellus Shale Region. International Journal of Environmental Research Public Health 11(6): 6517-27, June 2014 Notes: Mentored Resident Research; Funded by Pilot Grant from Center of Excellence for Environmental Toxicology

Berestnev KV, Moffitt GL, Vancil DS, Green-McKenzie J: Outcomes of the Introduction of a Standardized Fitness-For-Duty Evaluation of Commercial Truck Drivers in the Incidence of Low Back Pain Injuries and Workers' Compensation costs. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 56(4): 431-434, April 2014.

Green-McKenzie J, Watkins M, Shofer F: Outcomes of a consultation program to emergency medicine clinicians for postexposure management of occupational bloodborne pathogen exposures. American Journal of Infection Control 40(8): 774-775, February 2012.

Azar-Cavanagh M, Burdt P, Green-McKenzie J: Effect of the introduction of an engineered sharps injury prevention device on the percutaneous injury rate in health care workers. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 28(2): 165-170, February 2007.

Green-McKenzie J, Shofer F: Duration of time on shift before accidental blood or body fluid exposure for housestaff, nurses and technicians. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 28(1): 3-9, January 2007.

Breyre A, Green-McKenzie J: A Case of Acute Lead Toxicity associated with Ayurdevic Supplements. British Medical Journal Case Reports May 2016 Notes: DOI: 016; doi:10.1136/bcr-2016-215041 Medical Student Mentored Research. One of top 10 most read case reports in July 2016.

Gompf S, Velez A, Green-McKenzie J: Leptospirosis. Medscape Drugs & Diseases May 2017 Notes: Updated May 18th, 2017. Available at: https://authoring.medscape.com/content/220563.

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Last updated: 08/11/2017
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