Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Judith Green-McKenzie MD, MPH
Dr. Judith Green-McKenzie is Associate Professor, Lead Physician, and Residency Program Director in Occupational Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She is active in clinical practice, research, education and administration in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. She is the course director for the Epidemiology and Biostatistics series and for the Population-Based Occupational Medicine Module as well as co-facilitator for the monthly Journal Club and sits on the Residency Advisory committee for the University of Pennsylvania Occupational Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. McKenzie graduated from Princeton University where she received the Frederick Douglass Prize for leadership and scholarship. She went on to study medicine at Yale University School of Medicine where she was a Commonwealth Fellow. Dr. McKenzie completed her training in Internal Medicine at New York University (NYU) / Bellevue Hospital where she subsequently served as an attending physician in the Internal Medicine and the Virology Clinics from 1990-1995. She was a Clinical Assistant Professor, Module Leader and Associate Director of the Internal Medicine Ambulatory Care Clerkship at NYU / Bellevue where she developed curricula, precepted residents and interns, and taught the medical interview. She went on to complete a Masters of Public Health and an Occupational Medicine fellowship in Occupational Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health. She was one of the recipients of the first resident research awards given at the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine national meeting.
Dr. McKenzie became a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in 1993 and of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine in 1999. She was elected fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP). She serves on the residency directors committee, and on the Occupational and Environmental Practice Committee of ACOEM. She is also a member of the Philadelphia Occupational and Environmental Medicine Society, Society of General Internal Medicine, the American College of Preventive Medicine and the National Medical Association. She is a reviewer for the Annals of Internal Medicine, The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, The American Journal of Managed Care and the Journal of National Medical Association. Dr McKenzie is listed as one of America’s top physicians.
Her research focuses on outcomes in Occupational Medicine, especially in the areas of blood borne pathogen exposures, workers’ compensation costs and residency education.
Selected Publications (recent):
- J Green-McKenzie. What are the Benefits of using Circadian Principles when scheduling Shiftwork. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 50(5): 603-605, May 2008.
- J Green-McKenzie, F Shofer: Duration of time on Shift before Accidental Blood or Body Fluid Exposure for Housestaff, Nurses and Technicians Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, 28(1): 3-9, January 2007
- J Green-McKenzie. 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
- J Green-McKenzie. Guest Editor. Managing Workers’ Compensation Costs. Clinics in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Vol. 4, No. 2, May 2004.
- J Green-McKenzie. Training of African-American residents at Bellevue hospital in the 20th century. Journal of National Medical Association, Vol. 96; No. 3, pp 372-375, March 2004.
- J Green-McKenzie, EA Emmett. Occupational Health and Safety in Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior. Ed. Anderson N. Sage Publications. Thousand Oaks, California. 2004. February 2004.
- J Green-McKenzie, M Watkins. Vaccinia Vaccine in the Post-Eradication Era. Letter to the Editor. The Journal Occup Environ Medicine.vol 45, no. 4, pp 344-345, April 2003.
- Gershon R.R.M., Kummer, L Green-McKenzie, J. (2001) Infectious Disease Risk in Correctional Facility-Based health care workers in Clinics in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Vol. 2, No. 3, August 2003.
- J Green-McKenzie, S Rainer, A Behrman, EA Emmett. The Effect of a Health Care Management Initiative on reducing Workers' Compensation Costs. The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Vol 44, No 12, pp 1100-1105, December 2002.
- J Green-McKenzie, R Gershon, C Karkashian. Infection Control Practices Among Correctional Healthcare Workers: Effect of Management Attitudes and Availability of Protective Equipment.Inf Control Hosp Epi. pp. 555-559, September 2001.
- EA Emmett, J Green-McKenzie. External Practicum Year Residency Training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine - The University of Pennsylvania. The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Vol 43, No 5, pp 501-511, May 2001.
- A Behrman, F Shofer, J Green-McKenzie. Acceptance of HIV Antibody Testing and Post Exposure Prophylaxis after Blood and Body Fluid Exposure - A Comparison of two Cohorts Ten years apart. The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Vol 43, No 4, April 2001.
- R Gershon, C Karkashian, D Vlahov, L Kummer, C Kasting, J Green-McKenzie, J Escamilla-Cejuda, N Kendig, A Swetz, L Martin. Compliance with Universal Precautions in Correctional Health Care Facilities". J Occup Environ Medicine. Vol 41, No 3, pp 181-189, March 1999.
- J Green-McKenzie, J Parkerson, E Bernacki. A Comparison of Worker's Compensation Costs for two Cohorts of Workers before and after Managed Care. The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Volume 40, Number 6, pp. 568-572, June 1998.