Council of Scientific Advisors (CSA)

The Council of Scientific Advisors provides guidance and perspectives on scientific issues relevant to the practice of occupational and environmental medicine (OEM).

The Council’s objectives are to:

  1. Assist ACOEM’s BOD and officers to identify and address scientific issues and controversies of importance to OEM practice;
  2. Assist ACOEM’s BOD and officers to identify and address scientific issues and controversies of importance to the healthfulness of the environment;
  3. Assist other ACOEM councils, committees, and other professional organizations in addressing scientific issues and controversies of importance to OEM practice;
  4. Develop or facilitate development of position statements and guidance documents on scientific issues of importance to OEM practice and the environment; and
  5. Develop or facilitate development of responses to proposed governmental regulations and advisory standards of importance to OEM practice and the environment. 

CSA Members:

  • Jonathan Borak, MD, FACOEM
  • Paul W. Brandt-Rauf, MD, DrPH, ScD, FACOEM
  • Yohama Auxiliadora Caraballo-Arias, MD
  • Garson M. Caruso, MD, MPH, FACOEM
  • James H. Diaz, MD, DrPH, FACOEM
  • Marianne Dreger, MA (ACOEM Staff Liaison)
  • Michael L. Fischman, MD, MPH, FACOEM (Co-Chair)
  • Stephen A. Frangos, MD, MPH, FACOEM (Ad Hoc Member)
  • Tee L. Guidotti, MD, MPH, FFOM, FRCPC, FACOEM
  • Philip Harber, MD, MPH, FACOEM
  • Michael J. Hodgson, MD, MPH
  • Michael G. Holland, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FACOEM
  • Donald B. Kirchner, MD, MPH, FACOEM
  • Francesca K. Litow, MD, MPH, MRO, FACOEM (Co-Chair)
  • Zeke J. McKinney, MD, MHI, MPH
  • Raúl Alexander Mirza, DO, MPH, MS, FACOEM
  • Ismail Nabeel, MD, MPH, FACOEM
  • Ted Niemiec, MD, MRO, CIME
  • Glenn S. Pransky, MD, MOCCH, FACOEM
  • Lawrence William Raymond, MD, FACP, SM, FACOEM
  • Scott M. Riester, MD
  • Mark Russi, MD, MPH, FACOEM
  • Yusef Sayeed, MD, MPH, MRO, BSEE, COHC, CPH, MEng
  • James P. Seward, MD, MPP, MMM, FACOEM
  • Gregg M. Stave, MD, MPH, JD, FACOEM
  • Marc Wilkenfeld, MD