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Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine: September 2017 - Volume 59 - Issue 9 - p 920
doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001133
People and Events

People & Events

Department Editor: Marianne Dreger

September 2017 JOEM People & Events

Marcos A. Iglesias, MD, FACOEM, has been named chief medical officer for Broadspire® in Atlanta, Ga. He previously served as vice president and medical director at The Hartford Insurance Company and held positions of medical director at Midwest Employers Casualty Company and Lincoln Financial Group.

Dr Iglesias received his MD from the University of Toronto and his master's in medical management from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine in family medicine.

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Dr Iglesias has been a member of ACOEM since 2004, and was elevated to Fellow status in 2011. He served on the Planning Committee for the 2015 American Occupational Health Conference.

The Michigan Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association (MOEMA) will hold its 92nd Annual Scientific Meeting, “Michigan Occupational Health Conference (MOHC) 2017” on October 6-7, 2017, at the Bay Harbor Village Hotel and Conference Center, Petoskey, Mich. Topics will review silica exposure in Michigan and the new silica standard; beryllium health effects; determining causation for upper extremity musculoskeletal conditions; pain and opioid management; occupational dermatoses; dioxane exposure and health effects, among others. Information: MOEMA, telephone: 313/874-1360; e-mail: info@moema.org; Web site: www.moema.org

The New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (NECOEM) and the Massachusetts Association of Occupational Health Nurses (MaAOHN) has added a pre-conference program to its annual conference (November 30-December 1) at the Boston Marriott Hotel, Newton, Mass. “Reprocessing Traumatic Memories of Work Injuries (EMR) – Practical Clinical Strategies for Trauma Recovery and Return to Work” will be held on November 29. There is limited enrollment. Additional information is available at www.necoem.org.

ACOEM has launched the “Foundations of Occupational Medicine Online Training: Collection 2.” This new 3-hour on-line course, combined with “Foundations of Occupational Medicine: Collection 1,” provides exposure to content not covered in the 2-day live course “Foundations of Occupational Medicine” offered annually at the American Occupational Health Conference.

Foundations of Occupational Medicine Online Training Collection 1 and 2, combined with the live course, provides fundamental content for physicians and health care professionals seeking to broaden their knowledge and expand their services in the growing field of occupational medicine. Topics offered in the new Collection 2 include ergonomics, work disability prevention and management, chronic pain and fitness for work, malingering, human factors in performance, health incidents and the international business traveler, and fitness to work in safety-critical occupations. Topics offered in Collection 1 include noise and hearing loss, hearing conservation programs, occupational cancers, graduated return to work, return-to-work barriers, communication, and causation.

Both collections are available 24/7. For additional information, visit www.acoem.org/ ACOEMCourses.aspx, or call the ACOEM Education Department at 847/818-1800.

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