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Paul Hodgins MD MPH has over 25 years of experience in developing and implementing policies, programs and services to address the health-related needs of employees and businesses. He recently retired as Chief Medical Officer for ConocoPhillips, and previously served in leadership roles in General Electric and Caterpillar. Experience includes leading global health teams, implementing wellness programs, onsite clinics, ensuring regulatory compliance, and assessing and advising businesses on a broad range of local and global health-related issues.
Special interests include physical and mental wellbeing, reducing personal and occupational health risks, ensuring health programs are cost-effective, healthcare cost containment, improving access to healthcare through onsite clinics and leveraging local hospital relationships, and tailoring policies, programs and services to meet employee and business needs that vary widely by location.
Dr Hodgins is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and he completed residency training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and a Master of Public Health degree at Emory University. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut. He also served as a Medical Officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. Ian Grover is a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of California San Diego.
After graduating with his medical degree, he completed a Transitional Internship at the Naval Medical Center San Diego and served as a flight surgeon in the United States Navy for three years. After the Navy, he completed his emergency medicine residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
His interest in diving medicine then brought him to UCSD where he was the hyperbaric fellow for the 2002-2003 academic year. He joined the full time faculty in July of 2003. Currently, he is the Medical Director for the Division of Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Healing. In 2013 he won the UCSD Emergency Medicine medical student teaching award. His research interests include headaches in the ED, hyperbaric oxygen therapy for preconditioning, and diving medicine.
Megan Hart-Fernandez is a dual board-certified nurse practitioner who utilizes evidence-based medicine & scientifically proven techniques to prevent, assess & medically manage a variety of mental, physical, and occupational health conditions. Dr Hart-Fernandez graduated with honors from Mount Mercy University (BSN) & the University of Iowa (MSN, DNP & post-DNP). She holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice & completed additional Post-Doctorate Certifications in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Agricultural Medicine, and Occupational Health & Safety.
Megan brings with her over 20 years of experience in both hands-on direct patient care as well as teaching medical, occupational & mental health & safety courses. She is passionate about a variety of mental, occupational health, safety & wellness topics and offers policy development consultations, educational seminars & interactive presentations on topics including environmental safety, migrant health worker safety, mindfulness, stress-reduction, healthy workplace communication, recognizing anxiety & mental health impact in the workplace, cultural competency & more. She understands the importance of creating & maintaining a safe & healthy workplace for the optimum functioning of both the individual worker & the employer. She offers 1:1 & small group Mind-Body Connection workshops including Office (Chair) Yoga Basics, Progressive Body Relaxation, Movement for Mental Health & Healing, & Belly Dance for Fun & Fitness (for all ability levels).
In addition to offering services to support workplace mental & physical health, Megan is skilled in performing Occupational Health & Safety services including pre-employment and annual safety screenings, ergonomic workplace evaluations, pre & post-injury safety site walk-throughs, evaluation and treatment of occupational injuries, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Physical Exams, & offers customizable educational seminars & interactive presentations for corporate health and safety.
Dr. Mario Mejicanos is certified as a specialist in occupational medicine by the Ministry of Health of Spain. Registered as an occupational physician in both Spain and Switzerland, he is a current member of different occupational health associations such as the Association of Occupational Medicine Specialists of Spain, member of the Swiss Medical Association FMH and the United Nations Medical Directors Network UNMD.
He has experience in occupational medicine in different environments and countries in Europe, including the aeronautical industry having worked for two years in Airbus Spain, as well as professional experience in hospital and clinical occupational medicine, orthopedic emergencies, cancer prevention and health promotion.
He currently provides occupational healthcare to the European Organization for Nuclear Research known as CERN at Geneva, Switzerland. CERN is a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world, where, in addition to monitoring the health of workers, he must also monitor and apply protocols against specific occupational hazards such as exposure to ionizing radiation, lead, asbestos, and other risks.
He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.
Sumeet Batra, MD, MPH, FACOEM is a Board-Certified Occupational and Environmental Medicine physician who has significant experience managing employee and occupational health programs at a number of large health systems and institutes of higher education, in addition to consulting with a variety of corporate clients through Corporate Medical Advisors.
In addition to his role with Corporate Medical Advisors, he provides occupational healthcare to the faculty and staff of UC Davis, a large publicly-funded university with over 25,000 faculty and staff. Employees under his care include police officers, firefighters, pilots, veterinary and research employees with unique hazards and occupational job demands. Prior to this role he served in leadership roles supporting employee health for a number of large healthcare systems.
He has significant experience managing organizational responses to the Covid-19 pandemic, including serving on institutional command centers and emergency response teams. He has implemented organizational testing and vaccination programs and provided direct treatment of work-related Covid-19 disease. He has also instituted and managed programs in areas such as travel health, mental/physical wellbeing and disability management. He is familiar with Federal and State occupational health regulations and guidance from organizations such as OSHA, EEOC, CDC, Cal/OSHA, Cal Dept. of Public Health and others. He is a certified Medical Review Officer and FMCSA (DOT) medical examiner. He has active medical licenses in Texas and California. He is an active member and fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine as well as a member of the International Commission on Occupational Health.
Dr. Ellyn McIntosh is the Corporate Medical Director of PBF Energy and is Board-certified in Occupational Medicine. She also holds a Master of Public Health degree.
She has worked as an Occupational Medicine Specialist with the Petroleum Industry for 21 years. She was the President of the Western Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association (WOEMA), and also served as a WOEMA board member and leader for 10 years.
Dr. McIntosh has extensive experience in occupational health services management, global activities and support, and emergency response. She has developed common practices and medical protocols for medical departments and coordinated COVID-19 corporate responses including pandemic response plan development, contract tracing protocols, cleaning and disinfection protocols, COVID-19 testing process, return to work process, COVID-19 communication and information management and vaccination campaign.
Manijeh Berenji, MD is Board-certified in Occupational & Environmental Medicine and General Preventive Medicine & Public Health. She also holds a Master of Public Health degree.
She holds qualified medical examiner credentials as a Fellow of the College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and a Certified Medical Examiner with the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, US Dept of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Dr. Berenji has broad expertise in many areas, including: clinical occupational medicine, worker’s compensation, fitness-for-duty examinations, urgent care, sports medicine, non-operative orthopedics, disability management, clinical epidemiology, infectious disease, biomedical research, environmental health, travel medicine, health informatics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, mobile health, telemedicine, public health practice, hospital infection control and prevention, cancer prevention & control, employee health, employee wellness, health promotion, health and productivity, population health, data analytics, medical cost reduction, health risk mitigation strategies, pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, Pharmacoeconomics, pharmacy benefits management, pharmacovigilance.
Dr. Mike Goldstein is a Preventive Medicine specialist, serving as a Senior Consultant for International SOS/ CMA since 2004. He has served as Corporate Medical Advisor for a wide array of corporations and government agencies, and he has extensive experience in the development and implementation of public health programs and initiatives.
Dr. Goldstein is a graduate of Columbia University where he received both his MD and MPH (Masters in Public Health) degrees.
He is board certified in both Internal and Occupational Medicine, and he has served on the faculty of the Columbia University School of Public Health as well as the Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine.
Dr. Goldstein is the author of numerous preventive medicine studies in peer reviewed medical journals.
Dr. Hall has a master’s degree in the Science of Nursing and is a Nurse Practitioner board certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. In addition, she holds an additional certification with American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. She also holds a Doctorate of Education in educational leadership.
Dr. Hall has over 40 years in nursing practice, including 21 years as a nurse practitioner. She has served as clinical and skill laboratory faculty for Texas Women’s University and The University of Texas-Houston nursing students. Her experience includes 20 years in occupational health, where she has provided case management, clinic management, absence case management related to disability, and direct patient care for occupational illness and injuries as well as working with exploration oil and gas offices to evaluate local health services and establish healthcare support for employees in remote locations.
In her occupational health roles, she performed health inspections at global work sites, including vessels, conducted investigations of business units related to occupational health and business management systems, and conducted examinations for employees seeking international assignments.
Dr. Hall has a wide breadth of experience in developing and implementing occupational health policy and procedures, remote-site health management programs, training programs, and preventative health programs.
Dr. Injac is a board-certified pediatrician who trained at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine.
He has over 20 years of experience in delivering pediatric care.
Dr. Injac delivers research and writing services to Corporate Medical Advisors. He is fluent in French, German, Spanish and Serbo-Croatian and conversant in Italian, Portuguese and Russian.
Paul Medrek, MD, MPH is board certiﬁed in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
He has been an instructor at Harvard Medical School, where he completed his Occupational Medicine residency and currently serves as the Associate Medical Director in Occupational Health Services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Dr. Medrek is also Site Medical Director to Eastman Chemical Co– in Indian Orchard MA, Occupational Medicine Physician to Novartis in Cambridge MA, and has held similar positions with several other organizations.
Dr. Medrek became a Certiﬁed Medical Review Ofﬁcer in 2016 and is in this role as Physician Advisor to Blue Cross Blue Shield in Boston and Disability Reviewer for R3 Continuum.
Dr. Audrey Rosinberg is an experienced physician in the field of corporate health and wellness with 10+ years of clinical and research experience. She is skilled at communicating and developing relationships at all levels including C-suite as well as with medical practitioners and researchers. She has been advising multinational companies across industries on best practices for maintaining business continuity and maintaining safety in the workplace since the start of the pandemic.
Dr Rosinberg is experienced in the analysis and interpretation of scientific data and literature and in presenting research to large audiences at scientific conferences. She is adept at translating complex scientific concepts into easily understandable briefs for non-medical personnel.
Dr. Rosinberg is a proven leader who can simultaneously manage diverse projects. She has over 8 years of experience as a leader in corporate health and wellness, facilitating and overseeing care for executives and their families, and coordinating emergency preparedness.
She is Board certified in both General and Vascular Surgery. Her medical training included years of intensive care unit experience.
Danette Gordon is an Occupational Health Nurse with over 20 years of proven success delivering high quality services to client groups.
She is dedicated to providing excellence in Occupational Health and creating a safer, healthier workplace.
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Dr. Mohannad Kusti is a global physician executive and healthcare consultant serving a variety of employers as their consulting corporate medical director and chief medical officer.
Dr. Kusti joined Pivot Onsite-Innovations as a Medical Director and formerly was Corporate Medical Director at United States Steel Corporation (USS). He also serves Med Bar/Floss Bar Inc. as its consulting CMO. Currently, Dr. Kusti is considered one of the industry experts on COVID-19 management for employers.
Dr. Kusti served as an Associate Service Fellow at the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) at the CDC. He completed his master’s degree in Public Health at West Virginia School of Public Health. Dr. Kusti is Board certified as a specialist in Occupational Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, and is a certified Medical Review Officer, a Certified Professional Supervisor for Audiometric Monitoring Program, as well as a Certified Medical Examiner for the FMCSA.
Dr. Kusti is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences at West Virginia University, a Member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and a member of the leadership council for WVU School of Public Health. He is a member of the Occupational Medicine Residency Advisory Committee for the Environmental & Occupational Health Science Institute at Rutgers School of Public Health in NJ, and a member of the Greater Pittsburgh Executive Claims Council. Dr. Kusti serves as a member of the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health Service Board (PBGH) and is the Medical Director for PBGH. He is also a council member of the National Purchaser Leadership Council of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions and a member of the National Alliance Medical Director on Demand Advisory Group.
Dr. Mathew is a Harvard trained, board-certified Occupational and Environmental Medicine specialist.
He is currently the medical director for Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Stormont Vail Health, an integrated regional level 2 medical center in Kansas.
In this role, he divides his time between administrative management of workers compensation, disability, client services, and clinical care for employees of client companies in addition to the 5,000+ employees of the integrated health system.
He is a consultant at Harvard Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) in Boston, MA, and clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School.
In former roles, he has been a corporate medical director for Johns Hopkins Occupational and Environmental Medicine, leading change at GE Aviation’s second-largest jet propulsion manufacturing site. He has worked as a quarantine medical officer with the CDC during the Ebola response at JFK International airport in NY. Before this, he was the occupational health medical director for a large integrated hospital system in NYC.
Dr. Mathew developed, implemented, and drove dynamic optimization of safety, health, and the environment in all of these roles. As a consultant for Corporate Medical Advisors, he continues to impart his knowledge, skills, and experience to multinational corporate clients.
For the past 22 years, Dr. West has been a Clinical Consultant on behavioral health issues for International SOS, providing international EAP and other consulting services to the employees of corporate, NGO and non-profit organizations globally.
He has been part of SOS’ multidisciplinary team focused on crisis preparedness (e.g., pandemic flu preparedness planning) and disaster response (e.g., 9-11, Pacific Rim tsunami, Haiti earthquake).
He also has a clinical practice as a psychologist in the Boston area that serves patients of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Dr. Tarek Sardana has a wealth of experience supporting medical operations and organizations in austere and hostile environments.
His entire career has been focused on delivering health care to organizations such as the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in such locations as the Arctic, Haiti, Syria etc.
As well, he has always functioned as a “front-line” health care worker in various Emergency Rooms and clinic settings throughout Canada. His training commenced with his MD from the University of Ottawa and continued when he obtained his specialization in Aerospace Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
He was bestowed as a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) in 2019.
Dr. Sardana is keen to assist any organization or group in any facets of occupational and organizational health.
Dr. Abrams is a consultant in Internal Medicine at Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest teaching and research hospital. UHN is rated as one of the “Top Ten” hospitals in the world.
He was also the former Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at UHN, and has lectured across Canada, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
During the SARS crisis, Dr. Abrams provided care to hospitalized patients requiring the highest level of isolation.
As the Director of “OpenLab”, a design and innovation group at UHN, Dr Abrams uses his almost 40 years of clinical, research, and engineering experience to find creative solutions to improve both the process and experience of care.
William Buchta, MD, MS, MPH, is board-certified in Occupational Medicine and Public Health/General Preventive Medicine. He initially practiced in the US Air Force as a family physician but then started an occupational medicine practice in the Mayo Clinic Health System before becoming Medical Director of Employee Occupational Health at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He is an emeritus assistant professor of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Dr. Buchta served as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Logistics Health, Inc., a subsidiary of United Healthcare/Optum.
Dr. Buchta practiced as a Senior Medical Examiner with the Federal Aviation Administration for 19 years while with Mayo Clinic and has certified as a Medical Review Officer and a Medical Examiner with the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration. His strengths lie in disability management, fitness for duty, worker compensation, and medical center occupational health.
He joined the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) in 2006 and was installed as President of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) in 2018. He has lectured extensively, both nationally and internationally (Thailand, Ireland, South Korea, Germany, Brazil, India, and South Africa since 2017), most recently about the impact of advancing technology on occupational medicine.
Dr. Christopher Jankosky MD, MPH trained at Georgetown University School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He is board certified in both neurology and occupational medicine.
A retired Navy Captain, Dr. Jankosky’s executive physician assignments included Force Surgeon for the US Pacific Submarine Force, responsible for all health protection and medical oversight responsibilities, and the Residency Director for the Occupational and Environmental Medicine program at the Uniformed Services University, the nation’s largest occupational medicine residency program. His international experience includes being the lead U.S. representative on health-related engagements in locations as diverse as Vietnam, Ukraine, Peru, Australia and Antarctica.
He recently served as a supervisory physician at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, where he led teams of physicians and epidemiologists responsible for pharmacovigilance and surveillance activities of vaccines and other biologic products.
Dr. Peter Matos DO, MPH is a former military physician, he trained at John Hopkins, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Bethesda Naval Hospital.
Dr. Matos has experience working with the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center (AFHSC), DOD Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System, and CDC.
He has served as a public health emergency officer for 14 DoD installations and has participated in multiple disease and epidemiologic investigations. Dr. Matos has received extensive training in risk communication in a public health emergency and in exposure investigations.
Dr. Lerman received his MD from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis and his MPH from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and is Board Certified in Occupational Medicine. Over the course of a 30-year career with ExxonMobil he held a variety of management positions within both its Medicine & Occupational Health Department (MOH) and ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences Inc. (EMBSI). EMBSI conducts research and provides consulting on the health and environmental impacts of petrochemical products and operations.
For approximately 10 years, Dr. Lerman managed ExxonMobil’s Clinical Center of Excellence which developed Global Processes in areas such as medical surveillance, injury & Illness management, travel medicine and public health. Dr. Lerman served as MOH’s key clinical advisor to management during the H1N1 pandemic.
Dr. Lerman currently serves on NIOSH’s Board of Scientific Counselors as well as the Board of the National Sleep Foundation. He provides consulting services in fatigue risk management and occupational health.
Dr. Patel is a primary care and occupational health physician with more than 15 years of experience in clinical care, administration and digital health. She completed an Occupational Medicine Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine. She has managed and developed health programs and healthcare strategy for employers, payors, providers and digital business.
Dr. Patel is known for developing strategic and innovative initiatives to achieve far-reaching health systems outcomes and orchestrating fully integrated solution delivery. She brings leading-edge technology solutions to complex health delivery systems challenges, achieving measurable outcomes.
Previously Dr. Patel was the Corporate Medical Director for various companies including Cisco and Goldman Sachs. She was also a strategic healthcare consultant for human resources leaders of Fortune 50 companies, offering expertise in clinical data analyses, quality assessments of medical management/population health, disability products within payers, and on-site clinics programs SME.
Dr. Ben-Edet has over 22 years specialist experience and qualifications in Pediatrics (Fellow Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health London), Tropical Medicine (the Baylor College of Medicine National School of Tropical Medicine, Houston Texas), and Occupational Health (Faculty of Occupational Medicine, of the Royal College of Physicians of London). For over 12 years, she served as an Occupational Health and Tropical Medicine subject matter expert with ExxonMobil in Nigeria and Houston. She was instrumental in providing critical leadership and technical expertise for several healthcare programs such as the Malaria and Tuberculosis Control Programs, Infectious Disease Outbreak Management including Ebola, Occupational Health and other Medical Emergency Response programs at ExxonMobil’s global offshore and onshore locations. Her expertise includes the development, implementation and assessment of strategic protective worker healthcare programs and tools for global companies. As a Consulting Physician, she brings onboard a rare combination of specialized skills, qualifications and practical experience, providing an indispensable competitive advantage to corporate organizations looking to operate internationally, particularly in Africa, Asia or South America.
Dr. Tuggy, MD is a rural family physician in the mountain valley in Winthrop, Washington and a Clinical Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Prior to moving into rural practice, he was the Director of the Swedish Family Medicine – First Hill Residency for 14 years where he practiced full-spectrum family medicine. He is a board-certified family medicine physician. He completed his MD from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and completed postgraduate training in family medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center. His previous experience includes serving on active duty in the U.S. Army during the first Gulf Wars, leading the development of several core curriculum projects, and serving as senior editor for the Family Medicine Residency Curriculum Resource. Dr. Tuggy is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, National Ski Patrol, and the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, serving as president in 2013, where he helped to develop the strategy to transform the U.S. healthcare through the Family Medicine for America’s Health initiative and established the Primary Care Innovator’s Network to help businesses and primary care practices develop partnerships based on comprehensive primary care payment for advanced primary care services.
Our goal is to become your trusted partner in promoting and protecting the health of your employees through our knowledge of global health risks and evidence-based mitigation strategies.
We serve as Corporate Medical Directors for Fortune 500 companies, as well as small start-ups. We collaborate with Safety Industrial Hygiene, Human Resources, Risk Management, Emergency Response, Security, Public & Government Relations, and Legal departments.
Kit is a graduate of the University of North Carolina (B.S. Geology) and the University of Cincinnati (M.S. Environmental and Industrial Health Science). He has 36 years of work experience in the occupational health, safety, and environmental fields spanning refineries, chemical plants, oil and gas drilling and production, and capital project planning and execution. Job responsibilities have included managing field safety, health, and environmental (SHE) personnel, program development across highly matrixed businesses. Kit has extensive experience supporting remote work sites including the risk assessment and field assessment of medical, public health, and occupational health programs.
Dr. Kalia is a board-certified in Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Public Health and General Preventive Medicine. Dr. Kalia currently holds academic appointments at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin. She previously served as faculty at New York Presbyterian/ Well Cornell Medical College. She has consulted on occupational medicine projects for large academic hospital systems, Fortune 500 corporations and international clients in India and China. She brings experience in program development, implementation and assessment and workers’ compensation programs. She is currently an Assistant Professor and Interim Director for the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Executive Director of Health, Safety and Environment for Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System.
Dr. Nicolau Chamma is board certified in occupational medicine and brings over 20 years of combined experience in clinical practice and corporate health. Previously, he was an Associate Medical Director with Concentra, where he provided clinical care and oversight of occupational health services for several free-standing clinics and participated in the development of best practice models to improve clinical and indemnity outcomes. Dr. Chamma joined Corporate Medical Advisors from International SOS Assistance, where he served as Medical Director in the Americas for 10 years. In this role he provided consultative services to a variety of multinational companies, assisting in the prioritization and implementation of corporate and occupational health programs, and site level application of international standards.
Dr. Hartenbaum is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine and has a Master’s of Public Health in Occupational Medicine. She is President and Chief Medical Officer of OccuMedix, Inc and is nationally recognized expert in occupational fitness for duty with a special focus on transportation and workplace drug and alcohol testing programs. Dr. Hartenbaum is the editor of The DOT Medical Examination: A Guide to Commercial Driver Medical Certification, a quarterly newsletter for commercial driver medical examiners, as well as the course director for ACOEM’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiner training program. Dr. Hartenbaum is on both the clinical and teaching faculty of the University of Pennsylvania and also serves as the Medical Director for several companies. She is Past-President of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and a past member of the Board of Trustees of the American Board of Preventive Medicine.
Dr. Knight is a graduate of the University of Cape Town in medicine and surgery (MBChB), and following this a Masters in occupational medicine (MMed) and a fellow of the College of Public Health Medicine in South Africa (FCPHM). He was registered by the General Medical Council in the UK and worked there before taking a position at International SOS in 1999. He has extensive international experience in both urban and remote locations implementing and managing medical and occupational health services – this includes Europe, the Americas, and former Soviet Union countries, throughout Asia, the Middle East and Africa, and in Australia. He currently serves as the corporate medical advisor to Newmont Mining Corporation and JTI International, and regionally with Kimberly Clark. He is a specialist consultant with International SOS and has consulted to mining, Oil and Gas, financial services, transport, fast moving consumer goods production, healthcare, chemicals manufacturing, and for government agencies. He has special interests in malaria control, HIV and tuberculosis programs, occupational lung disease and heavy metals toxicology. He holds a research position at the University of Cape Town.
Dr. Dockins is a graduate of the University of Arkansas College of Medicine (MD), the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene & Public Health (Master of Public Health, and the Baylor College of Medicine National School of Tropical Medicine. He is residency trained and board certified in Occupational Medicine and Internal Medicine. With over 30 years of experience in government and private business, he currently works as an independent consultant in Occupational Medicine. From 1986 – 1991 while on active duty in the US Air Force he served as the Chief of Occupational Medicine at Kirtland AFB and the Consultant for Occupational Medicine in the Office of the Air Force Surgeon General. From 1991 to 2013 he worked for ExxonMobil providing health support for global operations in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Russia, Asia, and Australasia.
Dr. Patron has provided occupational medical services to numerous Fortune 100 and many smaller companies since 1994 and has been instrumental in designing, developing, and improving their medical management processes. He has improved the efficiency of medical surveillance and safety programs, implementing highly successful Fitness for Duty (FFD) and Return to Work (RTW) programs, and coordinating medical and emergency services for expatriates and international travelers. Dr. Patron has chaired a multidisciplinary committee that assessed and reported hazards with a company’s products, ensuring regulatory compliance and corporate responsibility. He currently provides consultative services for numerous Houston-based companies.
Dr. Kenneth Lindemann is a board-certified internist with more than 25 years of professional leadership experience helping multinational corporations integrate, mitigate, and communicate occupational and global public health risks. From 1989 to 2011, Dr. Lindemann was a member of ExxonMobil’s global health leadership team, where he focused on strategic health management for new exploration ventures, mega-projects, and oil & gas production operations in areas of the world challenged by public health risks and limited medical infrastructure. He is currently principal of shmAdvisors, LLC and serves as a strategic consultant to Corporate Medical Advisors where he provides business-critical advice to entities concerned about managing health-related impacts on global operability, worker well-being, and workforce productivity.