John D Meyer, MD
- PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
John Meyer, MD, MPH, is Professor and Director of the Occupational Medicine Residency Program in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, and practices at the Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine. An NIH BIRCWH Scholar from 2003-5, Dr. Meyer continues research and clinical focus on reproductive hazards and occupational risks in pregnancy for low birth weight and prematurity. His interests also encompass the psychosocial hazards of work, and health disparities in minority populations that may be mediated by work. Dr. Meyer’s methodological interests are in techniques of social epidemiology, longitudinal data analysis and multilevel modeling in the evaluation of work-related ill health. Other areas of research in which he have been involved include studies in indoor air and building environmental quality, and in the epidemiology of upper extremity disorders.
Previously, Dr. Meyer was Lecturer in Occupational Medicine at the University of Manchester (UK), Chief of the Section of Occupation and Environmental Health at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, consulting medical director to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, and Chair of the Connecticut Medical Examining Board for Disability Retirement. At UConn he established a consultation service in occupational and environmental reproductive hazards for working pregnant women and those concerned with exposures prior to conception, developing guidance documents for pregnant women and their medical caregivers on reproductive hazards at work, including the nail salon and beauty industry.
Dr. Meyer received his MD from the Cornell University Medical College in NYC, and his MPH in environmental health from the Boston University School of Public Health, and completed residency training in occupational medicine at the Boston University Medical Center in Massachusetts.
Public Health & General Preventive Medicine
- Clinical Preventive Medicine
- Lead Toxicity
- Mercury Toxicity
- Occupational Toxicology
MD, New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical College
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
Internship, OB-GYN, NY Columbia Presbyterian Med. Ctr.
Residency, Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Harvard Medical School
Residency, Occupational Medicine, Boston University Medical Center
Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Industrial Medicine
ACOEM Centennial Award for Excellence in Education or Research in OEM
Rising Star Award