- Faculty & Staff
Edward A. Emmett, MD, MS
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Silverstein Pavillion Ground Floor
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fax: (215) 349-4430
M.B., B.S. (with Honors)
University of Sydney, Australia, 1964.
M.S. (Environmental Health)
University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, 1975.
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.
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.
Description of Research ExpertiseDiseases caused by environmental and occupational exposures. Clinical Toxicology. Impact of disease and injury on industry and the community.
Description of Clinical ExpertiseDisease caused by toxic agents in the environment and at work.
Description of Other ExpertiseRisk communication. Working with communites in environmental health research.
Selected PublicationsEmmett, 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.