Robert R. Orford, M.D.

  1. Aerospace Medicine Specialist
  2. Occupational Medicine Specialist
  3. Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Specialist
  4. Internist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Preventive care
  • Executive health
  • Aerospace medicine, including airline pilot health, passenger health, and civilian spaceflight
  • Senior aviation medical examiner (FAA and Canada)
  • General preventive medicine and public health
  • Occupational and environmental medicine
  • Health administration and policy
  • Legislation and government affairs

Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 1988
    Special Clinical Fellow - Aerospace and Preventive MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1976
    MPH - Environmental HealthUniversity of Washington
  3. 1976
    Resident - Preventive MedicineUniversity of Washington
  4. 1975
    MS - MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, University of Minnesota
  5. 1975
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 1972
    Internship - Straight Medical InternshipSt. Josephs Hospital, London, Ontario
  7. 1971
    MDCMMcGill University
  8. 1968
    BScMcGill University

Certifications

  1. 1994
    Public Health and General Preventive MedicineAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine
  2. 1991
    Aerospace MedicineAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine
  3. 1979
    Occupational MedicineAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine
  4. 1975
    Internal MedicineRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons Canada
  5. 1974
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2008
    Award for Excellence in the Clinical Practice of Airline MedicineBoothby-Edwards
  2. 2003
    President's CitationAerospace Medical Association
  3. 1986
    Components Achievement MedalUnited States Army Reserve
  4. 1975
    Awarded for Best Resident PresentationAerospace Medical Association
  5. 1975
    National Health Fellowship - CanadaAwarding Organization
  6. 1968
    B.Sc with Great Distinction in General CourseMcGill University

Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - 2015
    Super UserEPIC Team, Maricopa Medical Center
  2. 2011
    Board MemberSearch committee for several staff positions, Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  3. 2009 - present
    MemberExternal Scientific Advisory Board, ViraCor-IBT
  4. 2007 - 2008
    ReviewerTransplant/Immunology, Canadian Institute of Health Research
  5. 2007 - 2008
    ChairCommittee on Reports and Resolutions, Arizona Medical Association
  6. 2007 - present
    MemberBoard of Directors, Arizona Medical Association
  7. 2006 - 2009
    ChairExhibits, Airline Medical Directors Association
  8. 2006 - present
    ReviewerScientific Advisory Panel, Roche Organ Transplantation Research Foundation
  9. 2005
    OrganizerGrand Rounds, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2005
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 2005 - present
    MemberInternational Activities Council, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  12. 2004 - 2007
    ReviewerAllergy and Immunology Study Section, National Institutes of Health
  13. 2004 - 2005
    ChairCommittee on Reports and Resolutions, Arizona Medical Association
  14. 2004 - present
    ChairPhysician Review Panel, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  15. 2004 - present
    ChairExternal Affairs Council, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  16. 2002 - 2003
    PresidentMinnesota Chapter, Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  17. 2002
    Scientific Program ChairWestern Occupational Health Conference, Phoenix 2002, Western Occupational and Environmental Medical Association, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  18. 2002 - present
    Delegate to House of DelegatesWestern Occupational and Environmental Medical Association, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  19. 2001 - 2005
    MemberExecutive Committee, American College of Preventive Medicine
  20. 2001 - 2005
    MemberOccupational Medicine Regent, American College of Preventive Medicine
  21. 2000 - 2002
    MemberExecutive Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  22. 2000 - 2002
    MemberClinical Practice Quality Oversight Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  23. 2000 - 2002
    MemberNational Relations Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  24. 2000 - 2002
    MemberMayo Clinic Facilities Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  25. 2000 - 2002
    MemberFee Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  26. 2000 - 2001
    MemberFinance Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  27. 2000
    MemberDevelopment Project Prioritization Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  28. 2000 - present
    ChairBoard of Directors, Kwik Trip, Co.
  29. 2000 - present
    MemberInternational Activities Committee, Aerospace Medical Association
  30. 1999 - 2006
    MemberMayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  31. 1999 - 2006
    MemberClinical Measurement Task Force, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  32. 1999 - 2003
    MemberManaged Care Strategies Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  33. 1999 - 2001
    MemberCPC Task Force for Community Based Practice Sites, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  34. 1999 - 2000
    SpeakerHouse of Delegates, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  35. 1999 - 2000
    MemberSearch Committee in Experimental Pathology, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  36. 1999 - present
    MemberHepatopathologist Search Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  37. 1998 - 2006
    MemberExecutive Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  38. 1998 - 2003
    MemberInternational Activities Coordinating Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  39. 1998 - 2001
    MemberDSS Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  40. 1998 - 2000
    MemberResearch Committee, William J von Liebig Transplant Center
  41. 1998 - 1999
    Past PresidentMinnesota Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  42. 1998 - 1999
    MemberResidency Review Committee, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  43. 1998 - 1999
    MemberInternational Administrative Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 1998
    Scientific Program Co-ChairState of the Art Conference, Phoenix 1998, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  45. 1997 - 2005
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  46. 1997 - 2002
    MemberInfection Control Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  47. 1997 - 2000
    MemberAcademic Appointments and Promotions Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  48. 1997 - 2000
    MemberMayo Hospital Accreditation Subcommittee, Accreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  49. 1997 - 2000
    MemberDRG/EMG Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  50. 1997 - 1998
    PresidentMinnesota Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  51. 1997 - 1998
    RecorderHouse of Delegates, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  52. 1997 - 1998
    MemberChild Care Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  53. 1997
    MemberInstitutional Clinical Measurement Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  54. 1997 - present
    Member ex-officioEnvironmental Safety Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  55. 1996 - 2003
    Vice ChairClinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  56. 1996 - 1999
    MemberMedical Records Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  57. 1996 - 1997
    Vice PresidentAmerican Auditory Society
  58. 1996 - 1997
    Vice PresidentMinnesota Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  59. 1996 - 1997
    MemberMidwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Board
  60. 1996
    Task Force MemberStrategy Task Force, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  61. 1995 - 1999
    MemberWomen in Internal Medicine Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  62. 1995 - 1997
    MemberGeneral Clinical Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  63. 1995 - 1997
    MemberAdvisory Committee, General Clinical Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  64. 1995 - 1997
    MemberAccreditation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  65. 1995 - 1997
    MemberMayo Clinic Facilities Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  66. 1995 - 1996
    MemberContinuous Improvement Council, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  67. 1995 - 1996
    ChairLong Range Planning Committee, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  68. 1995 - present
    MemberScientific Programs Committee, Aerospace Medical Association
  69. 1995 - present
    MemberGastroenterology Oncology Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  70. 1994 - 2002
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  71. 1994 - 2000
    MemberAerospace Medical Association Council, Aerospace Medical Association
  72. 1994 - 1997
    ChairAir Transport Committee, Aerospace Medical Association
  73. 1994 - 1996
    MemberPharmancy and Therapeutics Committeee, Northwestern University Medical Center
  74. 1994
    MemberKendall-Balfour Awards Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  75. 1994 - present
    MemberHepatobiliary Interest Group, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  76. 1993 - 2000
    MemberLong Range Planning Committee, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  77. 1993 - 2000
    MemberPractice Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  78. 1993 - 1999
    MemberInternational Activities Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  79. 1993 - 1997
    MemberQuality Management Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  80. 1993 - 1997
    MemberQuality Assurance Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  81. 1993 - 1997
    MemberSteering Committee for Outreach Activities, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  82. 1993 - 1996
    MemberEnvironmental and Occupational Health Team, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  83. 1993 - 1996
    ChairCurriculum Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  84. 1993 - 1996
    MemberResidency Program Directors Council, American College of Preventive Medicine
  85. 1993 - 1996
    MemberCentral Group on Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges
  86. 1993 - 1995
    ChairNominating Committee, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  87. 1993 - 1994
    Vice ChairExecutive Council, Airline Medical Directors Association
  88. 1992 - 1998
    Board MemberMinnesota Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  89. 1992 - 1998
    MemberInstitutional Priorities of Laboratory Testing Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  90. 1992 - 1997
    MemberPractice Committee, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  91. 1992 - 1997
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  92. 1992 - 1996
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  93. 1992 - 1995
    MemberMayo Environment Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  94. 1992 - 1995
    Vice ChairScientific Committee, Medical Center Occupational Health Section, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  95. 1992 - 1994
    Co-ChairCredentials Committee, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  96. 1992 - 1993
    Co-ChairHome Study Course, Pediatric and Congenital Problems Section, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  97. 1992
    Co-Chair7th World Congress of Bronchoscopy and Bronchoesophagology
  98. 1992 - present
    MemberState Government Affairs Committee, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  99. 1992 - present
    MemberInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  100. 1991 - 1997
    Delegate to House of DelegatesNorth Central Occupational and Environmental Medical Association, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  101. 1991 - 1995
    MemberNominating Committee, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  102. 1991 - 1995
    ChairScientific Committee, Medical Center Occupational Health Section, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  103. 1991 - 1994
    ChairPassenger Health Subcommittee, Aerospace Medical Association
  104. 1991 - 1994
    MemberGastroenterology Research Executive Committee and Protocol Review Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  105. 1990 - 1992
    ChairResidency Advisory Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  106. 1990 - 1992
    Guest ExaminerAmerican Board of Otolaryngology
  107. 1990 - 1991
    MemberRecruitment Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  108. 1990
    MemberSearch Committee for Clinical Investigator in Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  109. 1990 - present
    MemberResidency Advisory Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  110. 1990 - present
    Honorary FellowRoyal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  111. 1990 - present
    MemberTask Force for Recruitment of Transplant Hepatologists, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  112. 1989 - 1996
    MemberOccupational Medicine Consulting Group, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  113. 1989 - 1996
    MemberWorkers Compensation Team, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  114. 1989 - 1996
    MemberUndergraduate Education, Department of Internal Medicine
  115. 1989 - 1994
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  116. 1989 - 1993
    MemberPractice Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  117. 1989 - 1991
    MemberRadiation Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  118. 1989 - 1991
    MemberRadioactive Drug Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  119. 1989 - present
    MemberAir Transport Committee, Aerospace Medical Association
  120. 1988 - 1999
    Speaker ElectHouse of Delegates, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  121. 1986 - present
    MemberDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  122. 1985 - 1986
    ChairAlberta Provincial Board of Health
  123. 1984 - 1989
    Board MemberInternational Association on Occupational Health in the Chemical Industry (MEDICHEM)
  124. 1983
    Congress ChairXIth MEDICHEM Congress on Occupational Health in the Chemical Industry, Calgary, Alberta, 1983, International Association on Occupational Health in the Chemical Industry (MEDICHEM)
  125. 1982 - 1988
    FacultyHome Study Course, Pediatric and Congenital Problems Section, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  126. 1981 - 1984
    National Representative for CanadaInternational Association on Occupational Health in the Chemical Industry (MEDICHEM)
  127. 1981 - present
    MemberInternational Association on Occupational Health in the Chemical Industry (MEDICHEM)
  128. 1980 - 1988
    MemberCardiovascular Clinical Practice Committee, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  129. 1980 - present
    MemberDivision of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
  130. 1980 - present
    MemberDepartment of Internal Medicine
  131. 1979 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Preventive Medicine
  132. 1977 - present
    MemberAlberta Medical Association
  133. 1976 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  134. 1972
    FellowAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  135. 1969 - present
    FellowAerospace Medical Association
  136.  
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  137.  
    FellowAmerican Otologic Society
  138.  
    Honorary MemberAmerican Rhinologic Society
  139.  
    Founding PresidentNorth American Chapter, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  140.  
    Board MemberMinnesota Society for the Prevention of Blindness and Preservation of Hearing (now Sight & Hearing Association)
  141.  
    MemberProgram Committee 2005, Western Occupational Health Conference, Monterey, CA, Western Occupational and Environmental Medical Association
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