Category Archives: Occupational and Environmental Medicine

The Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Leonard Goldwater’s vision: A history of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

By Leah Komada For more than 30 years, the Duke Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) within the Department of Community and Family Medicine has been committed to improving the health of working populations. OEM offers comprehensive occupational health specialty services to businesses and organizations through a multi-disciplinary team of occupational physicians, nurses, industrial… Read More »

EOHW staff specialist April Elliott to receive Duke Meritorious Service Award

April Elliott, staff specialist in Employee Occupational Health & Wellness, part of the Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, will be awarded a 2015 Meritorious Service Award in the Clerical/Office Support category at the Presidential Awards Luncheon April 14 at the Washington Duke Inn. The Presidential Awards recognize staff and faculty who have made distinctive… Read More »

Staff Spotlight: Carol Retsch-Bogart

Name: Carol Retsch-Bogart Position: PAS Counselor Division in CFM: Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Personal Assistance Service Time in this position: almost 29 years! Years at Duke: almost 29 years! What I do at work: The Personal Assistance Service offers short-term counseling to all Duke Employees and their immediate family members. If our services do not… Read More »

Manijeh Berenji receives $8,500 grant to conduct physical activity intervention with Duke University employees

Manijeh Berenji, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of community and family medicine, was awarded an $8,500 grant from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to conduct a physical activity intervention with Duke University employees. She is conducting a pilot study of 50 volunteer employees currently enrolled as a beginner walker in the Duke… Read More »