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Paul Blanc

MD MSPH

Chief of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Occupational lung disease specialist
Occupational medicine history buff

About me

Dr. Paul Blanc, chief of occupational and environmental medicine, is an expert in occupational medicine, internal medicine and medical toxicology (a specialty that focuses on sickness or injury from harmful chemicals).

Blanc’s research addresses asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in relation to the workplace and environmental factors, as well as other issues in occupational and environmental toxicology, particularly in regards to the lung.

Blanc earned his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed a master of science in public health degree in industrial hygiene at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is a former Robert Wood Johnson clinical scholar and a Fulbright senior research fellow.

Blanc also serves as a consulting physician with the San Francisco division of the California Poison Control System. He is the author of How Everyday Products Make People Sick.

  • Education

    Albert Einstein School of Medicine, 1982

    Harvard School of Public Health, 1978

  • Residencies

    Cook County Hospital, Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine, 1985

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars, 1987

  • Board Certifications

    Medical Toxicology, American Board of Emergency Medicine/Toxicology

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Occupational Medicine, American Board of Preventitive Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Professor

  • Languages

    Hebrew

I believe that people should not have to give up their health to earn a living.

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