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Judith Green McKenzie, MD, MPH

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Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Clinical Practice, Occupational Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology - Stakeholder Advisory Board for the Community Outreach and Education Core (COEC): member, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Program Director, Occupational Medicine Residency, Division of Occupational Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Department of Emergency Medicine
Division of Occupational Medicine
First Floor, Silverstein Pavilion, Division of Occupational Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 2156624439
Education:
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine , New York University Medical Center, 1987-1988.
Resident, Internal Medicine , New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital, 1988-1990.
Fellow, Occupational Medicine , Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1995-1997.
Epidemiology/Quantitative Research Track Certificate of Concentration , Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1995-1997.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine , 1993.
American Board of Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine , 1999.
(Recertification)American Board of Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine , 2009.
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Description of Research Expertise

Occupational Medicine Outcomes, including Occupational Infectious Diseases including Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures, Occupational and Environmental Exposures, Workers' Compensation Costs and Residency Education

Description of Clinical Expertise

Manage the Health of Workers on a Population and Individual Basis, Treat Occupational and Environmental Illnesses and Injuries; Conduct Independent Medical Examinations; Provide Expert Witness for Environmental and Toxicology Cases; Devise surveillance Programs

Description of Other Expertise

Occupational Epidemiology

Selected Publications

Leffer M, Green-McKenzie J, Lewis P, Shofer F: Paying workers to stop eating fast food leads to a reduction in daily total calories. April 2008.

Leffer M, Green-McKenzie J, Erinoff J, Shofer F: Engineering a healthier worker: a pedometer study in two occupational medicine clinics. April 2008.

Green-McKenzie J: What are the benefits of using circadian principles when scheduling shiftwork. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 50(5): 603-605, May 2008.

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.

Berestnev, K, Green-McKenzie J: The effect of the introduction of a standardized fitness-for-duty evaluation of commercial truck drivers on the Incidence of low back injuries and workers' compensation costs. American Occuaptional Health Conference May 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.

Green-McKenzie J: A concise guide to reading, understanding and evaluating journal articles. OEM Press, July 2006.

Green-McKenzie J, Emmet E: Outcomes from the occupational physicians scholarship fund: private support for residency training. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 48(5): 513-522, May 2006.

Green-McKenzie J: Review of updated recommendations on post-exposure prophylaxis for occupational exposure to human immunodeficiency virus. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 48(7): 750-751, May 2006.

Green-McKenzie J, Simms E: An approach to body fluid exposures in law enforcement officers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 46(5): 510-513, May 2005.

Green-McKenzie J, D'Souza D: How to interpret a positive PPD in the workplace. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 47(11), November 2005.

Green-McKenzie J, Hudes D: Latex induced occupational asthma in a surgical pathologist. Environmental Health Perspectives 113(4): 888-893, July 2005.

Green-McKenzie J: Training African-American residents in the 20th century. Journal of the National Medical Association 96(3): 372-375, March 2004.

Azar-Cavanaugh M, Scott P, Green-McKenzie J: Effect of the introduction of an engineered sharps prevention device on the percutaneous injury rate in health care workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine May 2004.

Managing workers compensation costs. Clinics in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Green-McKenzie J (eds.). Elsevier Saunders, 4(2), May 2004 Notes: Guest editor.

Green-McKenzie J: Occupational and environmental medicine: a veritable choice. Journal for Minority Medical Students 15(3), Spring 2003.

Green-McKenzie J, Watkins M: Vaccinia vaccine in the post-eradication era. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 45(4): 344-345, April 2003.

Green-McKenzie J, Behrman A, Emmet E: The effect of a health care management initiative on reducing workers compensation costs. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 44(12): 1100-1105, December 2002.

Green-McKenzie J, Gershon R, Karkashian C: Infection control practices among correctional healthcare workers: effect of management attitudes and availability of protective equipment. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 22(9): 555-559, September 2002.

Behrman A, Shofer F, Green-McKenzie J: Trends in bloodborne pathogen exposure and follow-up at an urban teaching hospital: 1987-1997. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 43(4): 370-376, April 2001.

Emmet E, Green-McKenzie J: External practicum-year residency training in occupational and environmental medicine: the university of pennsylvania medical center program. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 43(5): 501-511, May 2001.

Gershon R, Karkashian C, Vlahov D, Kummer L, Kasting C, Green-McKenzie J, Escamilla-Cejuda J, Kendig N, Swetz A, Martin L: Compliance with universal precautions in correctional health care facilities. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 41(3): 181-189, March 1999.

Green-McKenzie J, Parkerson J, Bernacki E: A comparison of workers compensation costs for two cohorts of workers before and after managed care. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 40(6): 568-572, June 1998.

Green-McKenzie J: How does one approach a perceived occupational cluster? prelude to the investigation. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 50(11): 1321-1323, November 2008.

Green-McKenzie J, Pak V: What is the role of thiurams in allergy to latex products? Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 54(5): 649-50, May 2012.

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