Mark Russi, MD, MPH
Mark Russi, MD, MPH, is Professor of Medicine at Yale University and a faculty member of the Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program. He received his BA summa cum laude from Dartmouth College, earned his MD from the University of California, San Francisco and was a Fulbright Scholar at Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet in Mainz, Germany. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Yale University, where he also received his MPH degree. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine.
Dr. Russi has been a member of the Yale School of Medicine faculty since 1993, where he serves as course director and senior faculty for a variety of graduate and post-graduate courses including Introduction to Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology of Cancer, Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, and Occupational and Environmental Exposures. In addition to his research and teaching activities, Dr. Russi serves as Director of Yale-New Haven Hospital's Occupational Health Service and as an attending physician on that Hospital's medical wards.
His published writings have addressed topics such as occupational exposures of healthcare workers, medical surveillance for occupational illness, cancers of the respiratory tract, and environmental causes of asthma. He recently served as an author and peer reviewer for revision and updating of the ATSDR Case Studies in Environmental Medicine, and is Associate editor of BMC Public Health. Dr. Russi served as Chair of the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and is currently chair of the ACOEM Medical Center Occupational Health Section. He has served as a consultant on bioterrorism to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and serves as a Liaison Member of Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), a federal advisory committee based at the CDC.
At Jonathan Borak & Company, Dr. Russi provides consultative services on industrial and environmental toxicology, occupational and chronic disease epidemiology, and occupational health practices. Recent projects have included compilation and interpretation of an extensive database on the reported human toxicity of chlorinated hydrocarbon solvents, a state-of-the-art review of epidemiological studies linking hazardous waste sites and neighborhood cancer, and a formal meta-analysis of the association between brain cancer and employment in the rubber industry.