William Lohman, M.D.C.M.
Assistant Professor; Director Joint MD/MPH Program
Division of Environmental Health Sciences
William Lohman completed his M.D. at the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University and residency training in Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Previously, he was the director of Occupational Medicine Residency for the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety. His primary focus is the program in public health practice. His research interests include occupational health services and occupational musculoskeletal disorders.
B.A. Harvard University (Psychology) M.D.C.M. McGill University (Medicine) Harvard School of Public Health (Occupational/Environmental Health) University of Minnesota School of Public Health (Epidemiology)
PUBH 7294 Master's Project: PH Practice (Section 003)
PUBH 7296 Field Experience: PH Practice (Section 003)
Occupational medicine, workers' compensation policies, health surveillance of working populations
Public Health Practice
MMC 197, 420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone (Work): 626-0605
Olson DK, Lohman WH, Brosseau LM, Fredrickson AL, McGovern PM, Gerberich SG, Nachreiner NM. Crosscutting competencies for occupational health and safety professionals. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2005 May-Jun; 11(3):235-43.
McGrail MP Jr, Calasanz M, Christianson J, Cortez C, Dowd B, Gorman R, Lohman WH, Parker D, Radosevich DM, Westman G. The Minnesota Health Partnership and Coordinated Health Care and Disability Prevention: the implementation of an integrated benefits and medical care model. J Occup Rehabil. 2002
Radosevich DM, McGrail MP Jr, Lohman WH, Gorman R, Parker D, Calasanz M. Relationship of disability prevention to patient health status and satisfaction with primary care provider. J Occup Environ Med. 2001 Aug; 43(8):706-12.
McGrail MP Jr, Lohman W, Gorman R. Disability prevention principles in the primary care office. Am Fam Physician. 2001 Feb 15; 63(4):679-84.
McGovern P, Kochevar L, Lohman W, Zaidman B, Gerberich SG, Nyman J, Findorff-Dennis M. The cost of work-related physical assaults in Minnesota. Health Serv Res. 2000 Aug; 35(3):663-86.
Nachreiner N, McGovern P, Kochevar LK, Lohman WH, Cato C, Ayers E. Preplacement assessments. Impact on injury outcomes. AAOHN J. 1999 Jun; 47(6):245-53.
LaMar WJ, Gerberich SG, Lohman WH, Zaidman B. Work-related physical assault. J Occup Environ Med. 1998 Apr; 40(4):317-24.
McGovern P, Dowd B, Gjerdingen D, Moscovice I, Kochevar L, Lohman W. Time off work and the postpartum health of employed women. Med Care. 1997 May; 35(5):507-21.
Ramphal-Naley L, Kirkhorn S, Lohman WH, Zelterman D. Tuberculosis in physicians: compliance with surveillance and treatment. Am J Infect Control. 1996 Aug; 24(4):243-53.
Goodman JL, Lohman W, Harris I. Expanding visions of primary care: environmental health case studies and site visits as part of the introduction to clinical medicine. Acad Med. 1994 May; 69(5):423.
Miller RF, Lohman WH, Maldonado G, Mandel JS. An epidemiologic study of carpal tunnel syndrome and hand-arm vibration syndrome in relation to vibration exposure. J Hand Surg Am. 1994 Jan; 19(1):99-105.
Folsom AR, Gomez-Marin O, Gillum RF, Kottke TE, Lohman W, Jacobs DR Jr. Out-of-hospital coronary death in an urban population--validation of death certificate diagnosis. The Minnesota Heart Survey. Am J Epidemiol. 1987 Jun; 125(6):1012-8.
Mandel JH, Lohman W. Low back pain in nurses: the relative importance of medical history, work factors, exercise, and demographics. Res Nurs Health. 1987 Jun; 10(3):165-70.
Current Professional Activities
1988- present Medical Consultant, Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry
1989- present Medical Director, StarTribune; Minneapolis, MN
1994- present Medical Consultant, Ecolab, St. Paul, MN
2001- present Consultant, Damarco Solutions, Minneapolis, MN
2001- present Medical Consultant, Business Health Services, Waconia, MN
2001- present Director, Program in Public Health Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
1985-1987 Medical Director, HealthWorks; Minneapolis, MN
1985-1987 Member, Medical Services Review Board, Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry
1987-1989 Medical Director, Employee Health Systems; St. Paul, MN
1989-2000 Staff Physician, Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Ramsey Clinic; St. Paul, MN
1991-1993 Acting Director, Occupational Medicine Residency, Regions Hospital
1993-2000 Director, Occupational Medicine Residency, Regions Hospital
1995-2003 Regional Consulting Physician, Union Pacific Railroad, So. St. Paul, MN
1999-2000 Medical Director, Employee Health, Regions Hospital
1999-2001 Medical Consultant, Pillsbury Co., Minneapolis, MN
2000-2005 Medical Consultant, Fortis Benefits, Edina, MN