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L. Casey Chosewood, MD

National Institutes of Health Contributor

Dr. L. Casey Chosewood is the Senior Medical Officer for Total Worker HealthTM Programs at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this role, he promotes the protection, preservation, and improvement of the health and well-being of workers everywhere. From 2004 to 2009, he served as the Director of the Office of Health and Safety at CDC where he was charged with protecting the 15,000 members of the CDC workforce as they faced the new challenges of the modern public health era. His Office led CDC’s safety programs, Occupational Health Services, environmental and compliance activities; and all workplace wellness and prevention initiatives. He has also served as the Medical Director of CDC’s three occupational health clinics. His team has overseen a multi-faceted workplace health and wellness program providing more than 200,000 health promotion encounters, screenings, and health opportunities annually. He has presented extensively on the topic of occupational safety and health, wellness, and worksite health promotion. He led CDC’s Healthiest Nation initiative from 2008 to 2009.

Dr. Chosewood received his medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Connecticut. He has been an Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine since 1997. Prior to CDC, Dr. Chosewood was the Medical Director for the Southeastern Region of Lucent Technologies.
Articles by L. Casey Chosewood, MD
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