Judith McKenzie, MD, MPH

Judith McKenzie, MD, MPH
Senior Fellow

Professor, Division Chief, & Residency Program Director at University of Pennsylvania, Dept of Emergency Medicine/Division of Occupational Medicine

Public Health Interests

Environmental Health, Social Determinants of Health, Wellness



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Dr. Judith Green McKenzie completed her Occupational Medicine Fellowship training at the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health where she also earned my Masters of Public Health degree and completed the Epidemiology Research Track. Her prior Internal Medicine training was completed New York University/Bellevue Hospital. She serves on the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Board of Scientific Counselors, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Residency Review Committee for Preventive Medicine, the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Editorial Board and on several National Academy of Science committees. Author of 100 scientific publications, and Principal Investigator on two training grants, her research focuses on Occupational Medicine outcomes including occupational and environmental exposures, graduate medical education, work disability, work as a social determinant of health, and employee wellness. She was recognized by her peers with the 2015 American College of Occupational & Environmental Kehoe Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Education and/or Research.

Select Publications:

Green McKenzie J, Emmett E: Characteristics and Outcomes of an Innovative Train-in-Place Residency Program. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 9(5): 634-639, October 2017. Notes:  PMCID: https://doi.org/10.4300/JGME-D-16-00689.1

Swanson RL, Hampton S, Green-McKenzie J, Diaz-Arrastia R, Grady MS, Verma R, Biester R, Duda D, Wolf RL, Smith DH. : Neurological Manifestations Among US Government Personnel Reporting Directional Audible and Sensory Phenomena in Havana, Cuba    JAMA319(11): 1125-1133, February 2018 Notes: Published online February 15, 2018. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1742. Most read article in 2018 (#6-10).

Green-McKenzie J, McCarthy R, Shofer F: Characterization of Occupational Blood and Body Fluid Exposures beyond the Needlestick Safety and  Prevention Act. British Medical Journal17(5): 226-232, May 2016 Notes: Doi: 10.1177-1755177416645339.

Saberi P, Propert KJ, Powers M, Emmett E, McKenzie J : Field Survey of Health Perception and Complaints of Pennsylvania Residents in the Marcellus Shale Region. International Journal of Environmental Research Public Health 11(6): 6517-27, June 2014 Notes: Mentored Resident Research; Funded by Pilot Grant from Center of Excellence for Environmental Toxicology PMCID: PMC4078593

Kowalski-McGraw M. Green-McKenzie J, Pandalai S, Schulte P: Characterizing the Interrelationships of Prescription Opioid and Benzodiazepine Drugs with Worker Health and Workplace Hazards. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 11(59): 1114-1126, November 2017. PMCID: doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001154