CONNECTICUT


University of Connecticut-Farmington
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program
263 Farmington Ave.
Farmington, Connecticut 06030-6210
Clinic Founded 1989
http://www.oehc.uchc.edu/

AOEC Contact
William S. Shaw, PhD
Phone: (860) 679-8946
Fax: (860) 679-1349

Most Common Occupational Diagnoses
Occupational Asthma, Interstitial Lung Disease, Upper Extremity Disorders, Work exposure in pregnancy

Most Common Environmental Diagnoses
Pesticide Poisoning, Lead Poisoning, Building-related illness

General Services Provided
Diagnosis of occupational disease, Diagnosis of environmental related disease, Pre-placement evaluations, Medical surveillance, Medico-legal consultation, Medical directorship services, Screenings, Psycho-social counseling, Industrial Hygiene evaluations of workplace, Ergonomic evaluations of workplace, Health education, Injury management

Specialized Services
Pulmonary, Indoor Environmental Quality, Ergonomics, Repetitive Trauma, Vibratory Hand Disorders, Pregnancy and Reproductive Evaluation , PEP after Blood/Body Fluid Exposures

Non-Routine Tests
Bracketed spirometry around work schedules, Plethysmography, Cold Challenge Testing

Staff
Martin Cherniack, MD, MPH, Physician
Kenneth Dangman, PhD, MD, MPH, Physician
Oluremi Aliyu, MD, MPH, Physician
Eileen Storey, MD, MPH, Physician
Advanced Practice Nurse Sandra Barnosky, ARPN, FNP-BC, COHN-S

Nurses .8
Industrial Hygienist 1
Epidemiologist 1
Social Worker 1
Ergonomist 1
Medical Assistant 1

Training Offered
Community Physicians, Residents, Medical Students, Nurses, Public Health Students, Workers, Managers

Areas of Significant Research/Interest
Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease, Indoor Air Quality, Biological Agents, Repetitive Strain Injuries, Hand and arm disorders,Vibration-related disorders, Ergonomics, Occupational Disease Surveillance, Occupational issues in Health Care Workers including Surveillance after Blood/Body Fluid Exposures, Pregnancy and reproductive hazards, Health and safety issues in migrant farm workers

Significant Affiliations
Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association of Connecticut, OEMAC, a chapter from ACOEM, American Lung Association of Connecticut,

Notes
Occupational Medicine Residency accredited 1993 (joint training in Primary Care, Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine over four years).

(Updated 06/10)

 

Yale University Occupational/Environmental Medicine Program
135 College Street, 3rd Floor
New Haven, Connecticut 06510
http://info.med.yale.edu/intmed/yoemp
Clinic Founded 1979

AOEC Contact
Carrie Redlich, MD
Peter Rabinowitz, MD, MPH
Phone: (203) 785-4197 FAX (203) 785-7391

Clinic Description
The clinic is a full service occupational and environmental medicine center serving Southern Connecticut and surrounding regions.

Most Common Occupational Diagnoses
Work-related asthma, respiratory allergy, inhalation injury, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, asbestos exposure, solvent toxicity, heavy metal exposures, noise-induced hearing loss, musculoskeletal injury

Most Common Environmental Diagnoses
Indoor air quality problems, residential pesticide exposure, water quality problems, chemical sensitivity

General Services Provided
Diagnosis of occupational related disease, Diagnosis of environmental related disease, Pre-placement evaluations, Evaluations of MCS patients, Medical surveillance, Screenings, Industrial Hygiene evaluations of workplace, Health education

Specialized Services
Outbreak investigations, isocyanate antibody screening, chest X-ray "B-reading", beryllium blood testing

Non-Routine Tests
Ototoxicity screening

Staff
Physicians 8 
Industrial Hygienist 2
Epidemiologist 1

Training Offered
Elective courses for Internal Medicine Residents and Medical Students; full time Fellowships in Occupational and Environmental Medicine (fully accredited and funded).

Areas of Significant Research/Interest
Work-related asthma, isocyanate exposure, noise and solvent induced hearing loss, hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Significant Affiliations
The clinic is a member of the Yale Medical Group faculty practice of the Yale University School of Medicine, and receives funding from the State of Connecticut as a center for occupational disease and injury surveillance and prevention.

(Updated 11/09)