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Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: November 2017 - Volume 59 - Issue 11 - p e251
doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001193
People and Events

People & Events

Department Editor: Marianne Dreger


November 2017 JOEM People & Events



Brian J. Caveney, MD, MPH, JD, has been named enterprise-wide Chief Medical Officer of LabCorp, headquartered in Burlington, NC.

Dr Caveney received his MD from the West Virginia University School of Medicine, his MPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his JD from West Virginia University College of Law. He is certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in occupational and preventive medicine.

In 2011, Dr Caveney joined the health care division of Blue Cross Blue Shield and also served as chief clinical officer of Mosaic Health Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Cross NC. Prior to joining Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dr Caveney was a practicing physician and assistant professor at Duke University Medical Center and was a consultant for several companies in North Carolina.

Dr Caveney has been a member of ACOEM since 2002 and was elevated to Fellow status in 2010. He is the past president of the Southeastern Atlantic College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, an ACOEM component society,

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has opened its call for scientific and resident abstracts for the 2018 American Occupational Health Conference (AOHC) which will be held April 29-May 2, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, La.

Scientific abstracts are 10-minute oral presentations or posters presentations of important research findings on current topics in OEM and related disciplines. Resident abstracts are presented by medical students and/or residents in OEM training and held during a special session at AOHC. The deadline for submission of the scientific and resident abstracts is February 4, 2018.

All abstract proposals must be submitted electronically. The new online submission process allows those submitting a proposal to safely edit their submission before sending to ACOEM. For additional information, call the ACOEM Education Department at 847-818-1800, or e-mail

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