Full Name
Susan Buchanan, MD, MPH
Job Title
Clinical Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health
Speaker Bio
Dr. Susan Buchanan is a clinical associate professor of environmental and occupational health sciences at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health and an occupational and environmental medicine physician. She directs the Great Lakes Center for Reproductive and Children’s Environmental Health, funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the CDC’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
Dr. Buchanan is an expert in health problems related to toxic substances and other environmental hazards in the workplace or community. In addition to a clinical practice in the University Health Center at UIC, her research has included the health of minority, low-income, and immigrant workers; and reproductive environmental health. She has published studies on the impact of fish consumption and mercury exposure, the use of protective gear among Latino day-laborers; and lead exposure among Chicago’s children.
Susan Buchanan, MD, MPH