Laura E. Breeher, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Occupational Medicine Specialist
  • Workplace health and wellness
  • Medical center employee health
  • Heavy metal exposures
  • Musculoskeletal disease
  • Complex work-related illness/injury
  1. 2013
    MPHThe University of Iowa, College of Public Health
  2. 2013
    Resident - Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency ProgramThe University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  3. 2011
    Internship - Transitional Year ResidencyBroadlawns Medical Center
  4. 2010
    Doctorate of MedicineThe University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine
  5. 2009
    Teaching Assistant - EKG TutorThe University of Iowa College of Medicine
  6. 2007
    Teaching Assistant - Gross Human Anatomy TutorThe University of Iowa College of Medicine
  7. 2004
    Master of Science - Mechanical EngineeringThe University of Iowa, College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  8. 2002
    BSc - EngineeringThe University of Iowa, College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Certifications

  1. 2014
    Occupational MedicineAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Department of Medicine 2016 Teamwork Award: Occupational Health Service (OHS) Redesign Working GroupMayo Clinic Rochester Departments
  2. 2013
    Delta Omega Honor Society in Public HealthUniversity of Iowa
  3. 2012
    J Frederic Green Award in Occupational MedicineThe John Deer Foundation
  4. 2009
    Berens Krehbiel Research ScholarshipThe University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  5. 2003
    James F. Jakobsen Award in the Math, Physical Sciences and Engineering DivisionJakobsen Graduate Research Forum
  6. 2002
    NSF Graduate Research FellowshipNational Science Foundation
  7. 2001
    College of Engineering ScholarshipThe Univeristy of Iowa
  8. 2000
    Williams Award in EngineeringThe Univeristy of Iowa
  9. 1998
    University of Iowa Honors ProgramUniversity of Iowa
  10. 1998
    Tuition ScholarshipThe University of Iowa
  11. 1998
    Stebler Engineering ScholarshipThe University of Iowa

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - present
    ChairSafe Patient Handling Committee
  2. 2016 - present
    MemberMinnesota Department of Labor and Industry
  3. 2016 - present
    ChairTuberculosis Program Committee
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberOccupational Health Specilty Council
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Infection Prevention and Control Committee
  6. 2015 - present
    MemberEnvironmental Health and Safety Subcommittee
  7. 2015 - present
    Physician MemberHazardous Medication Subcommittee
  8. 2015 - present
    Board MemberMinnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Medical Services Review Board
  9. 2014 - 2015
    Physician AdvisorEnvironment of Care Committee
  10. 2014 - 2015
    Physician AdvisorEmergency Management Committee
  11. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Preventive Medicine
  12. 2011 - 2012
    MemberEnvironment of Care Subcommittee, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  13. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  14. 2010 - 2011
    MemberMedical Records/Utilization Management, Broadlawns Medical Center
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