Massachusetts Medical Society: Committee on Environmental and Occupational Health

Committee on Environmental and Occupational Health

Provides advice and counsel to the Society on environmental and occupational health issues, such as health-related environmental exposures in the home, work, and outdoor environments, Department of Industrial Accidents guidelines, workers' compensation issues. This committee meets approximately 6 times a year in the evening, typically on Wednesdays or Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Committee Members:
Heather J. Alker, Middlesex, Chair
Alan C. Rodgers, Essex South, Vice Chair
Uma V. Dhanabalan, Middlesex  
Jefferson H. Dickey, Hampshire
Thomas Q. Garvey, Middlesex North
Richard H. Koehler, Plymouth
Brita E. Lundberg, Charles River
Maria Michas, Worcester

Resident and Fellow:  
Member: Chih Chao (Justin)Yang, Middlesex

Medical Students:   
Member: Matthew Townsend, Norfolk
Alternate: Prithwijit Roychowdhury, Middlesex West

Alliance Liaisons:  
Member: TBD
Alternate: Marcia J. Lipson

MMS Staff Liaison: 
Robyn Alie (

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