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

  1. Occupational Medicine Specialist

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • 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. 2004
    Master of Science - Mechanical EngineeringThe University of Iowa, College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  6. 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. 2021
    Excellence Through Teamwork AwardMayo Clinic
  2. 2021
    Gift of Giving - Kindness MattersMayo Clinic
  3. 2019
    Laureate Award, Division of Preventive, Occupational, and Aerospace MedicineDepartment of Medicine
  4. 2016
    Department of Medicine 2016 Teamwork Award: Occupational Health Service (OHS) Redesign Working GroupMayo Clinic Rochester Departments
  5. 2013
    Delta Omega Honor Society in Public HealthUniversity of Iowa
  6. 2012
    J Frederic Green Award in Occupational MedicineThe John Deer Foundation
  7. 2009
    Berens Krehbiel Research ScholarshipThe University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  8. 2003
    James F. Jakobsen Award in the Math, Physical Sciences and Engineering DivisionJakobsen Graduate Research Forum
  9. 2002
    National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship in Mechanical EngineeringNational Science Foundation
  10. 2001
    College of Engineering ScholarshipThe Univeristy of Iowa
  11. 2000
    Williams Award in EngineeringThe Univeristy of Iowa
  12. 1998
    University of Iowa Honors ProgramUniversity of Iowa
  13. 1998
    Tuition ScholarshipThe University of Iowa
  14. 1998
    Stebler Engineering ScholarshipThe University of Iowa

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    MemberInternational Commission on Occupational Health
  2. 2022 - 2023
    President ElectCentral States Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association
  3. 2022 - present
    Board AdvisorMinnesota Department of Health
  4. 2021 - present
    ChairEnterprise Occupational Health Specialty Council
  5. 2021 - 2022
    Vice PresidentCentral States Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association
  6. 2021 - present
    MemberNEJM Catalyst Insights Council
  7. 2021
    Secretary/TreasurerCentral States Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association
  8. 2019 - present
    MemberTuberculosis Program Committee
  9. 2019 - present
    ChairOccupational Health Services Executive Committee
  10. 2019 - present
    ChairBloodborne Pathogen Exposure Reduction Committee
  11. 2019 - present
    MemberImmunization Subcommittee, Department Committees, Department of Nursing
  12. 2019
    MemberUSP 800 Implementation team
  13. 2019 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  14. 2018 - present
    Subject Matter ExpertMayo Clinic
  15. 2017 - 2021
    LeadAsk Mayo Expert Occupational Medicine Knowledge Content Board
  16. 2017 - present
    LeadEnterprise Hazardous Medication Surveillance Program workgroup
  17. 2017 - present
    MemberUSP 800 Project Leadership Team
  18. 2017 - 2020
    Board MemberCentral States Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association
  19. 2017 - present
    MemberPreventive, Occupational, and Aerospace medicine Specialty Council
  20. 2016 - present
    ChairSafe Patient Handling Committee
  21. 2016 - present
    MemberMinnesota Department of Labor and Industry
  22. 2016 - 2019
    ChairTuberculosis Program Committee
  23. 2016 - 2018
    MemberOccupational Health Specilty Council
  24. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Infection Prevention and Control Committee
  25. 2015 - present
    MemberEnvironmental Health and Safety Subcommittee
  26. 2015 - present
    Physician MemberHazardous Medication Subcommittee
  27. 2015 - present
    Board MemberMinnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Medical Services Review Board
  28. 2015 - present
    MemberMedical Center Occupational Health Section, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  29. 2014 - 2015
    Physician AdvisorEnvironment of Care Committee
  30. 2014 - 2015
    Physician AdvisorEmergency Management Committee
  31. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Preventive Medicine
  32. 2011 - 2019
    MemberAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  33. 2011 - 2012
    MemberEnvironment of Care Subcommittee, The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  34. 2010 - 2011
    MemberMedical Records/Utilization Management, Broadlawns Medical Center

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