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  • About ACOEM

  • Environmental Health Section


    Chair: Warren Silverman, MD, FACOEM

    Vice Chair: Coleen Baird, MD, MPH, FACOEM

    Secretary: William Brett Perkison, MD, MPH, FACOEM

    Treasurer: Jessica Hameed, DO 

    Who Should Join 

    Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and other professionals whose practice involves occupational medicine and environmental medicine are welcome.

    How to Join 

    • To join online, CLICK HERE to login to MyACOEM and complete the Section form.
    • To join by phone, call 847-818-1800.



    The ACOEM Section on Environmental Health is composed of members with research, clinical, consulting, or policy interests in this expanding and changing health arena. As environmental exposures differ from occupational exposures in that they impact all segments of the population, the mission of the Section on Environmental Health is to provide a forum for ACOEM members to facilitate their interest in and to develop actions for addressing environmental health issues. In addition, the Section will conduct educational activities to address environmental health issues, and will coordinate, where appropriate, its activities with other environmental health organizations and government agencies such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

    Highlighted Activities  

    • Hold annual in-person section meeting and dinner at AOHC.

    • Hold teleconferences as needed.