Department of Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology and Prevention
The Department of Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology and Prevention was established in 2010 at North Shore University Hospital and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. Led by chair, Dr. Jacqueline Moline, the overall mission of the department is to improve the health and wellness of various populations.
This mission is achieved by identifying the health needs and barriers to care within communities, dissolving health disparities, implementing strategies for promoting and sustaining wellness, and reducing disease and injury.
Areas of specialty:
- Community Health
- Health Promotion and Wellness
- Health Policy
- Environmental Health
- Global Health
- Health Services Research
- Occupational Health and Safety
- Healthcare Quality and Safety
- Health Disparities
Through our community partnerships, clinics, research, educational efforts and policy development the Department of Population Health serves as the bridge between the health issues of the individual patient and the health issues of society, the nation, and the world.