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Internal Medicine

Bradley A. Evanoff, MD, MPH

Current Position
Professor, Internal Medicine
Director, Division of General Medical Sciences
Director, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences
Assistant Dean for Clinical and Translational Research

Specialty Areas
Occupational Medicine

Areas of Clinical Interest
Occupational diseases, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, carpal tunnel syndrome, chemical exposures

Board Certification
Internal Medicine -- Certified
Occupational & Environmental Medicine -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: College of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1982
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1986
Residency: Internal Medicine, Barnes Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1989
Chief Residency: Medicine, St. Louis Veteran's Administration Hospital at Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1989
Fellowship: Occupational/Environmental Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1993
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Honors and Awards
  • The Safe Patient Handling and Movement Best Practice Award in conjunction with NIOSH and BJC HealthCare, 4th Annual Safe Patient Handling and Movement Conference, 2004
  • The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health 2005 Alice Hamilton Award, for best published research paper in occupational safety and health
  • The National Occupational Research Agenda Partnering Award for Worker Health and Safety, 2006, honoring research/industry partnerships in health and safety research. Award for project “Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention in Health Care Workers,” in conjunction with NIOSH, BJC HealthCare, and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • The Bernice Owen Award for Research in Safe Patient Handling and Movement, 2006, honoring the researcher who has made significant contributions to preventing injuries in health care workers.
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Bullard-Sherwood Research-to-Practice Award, 2007 (honorable mention). This award recognizes outstanding efforts in applying occupational safety and health research to preventing workplace fatalities, illnesses, or injuries.
  • 2009 Liberty Mutual Award for paper published in the journal Ergonomics each year that best contributes to the advancement of ergonomics
  • Teaching Awards
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Washington University School of Medicine, 2006
  • Excellence in Mentoring Award, Washington University Graduate Student Senate, 2007
  • Distinguished Service Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine First Year Class, 2007
  • Richard W. Brand Award, Washington University School of Medicine, 2008
  • Distinguished Educator Award, Washington University School of Medicine, 2010
  • Alumni/Faculty Award, Washington University School of Medicine, 2011
Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Lundin JI, Checkoway H, Criswell SR, Hobson AJ, Harris RC, Swisher LM, Evanoff BA, Racette BA. Screening for early detection of parkinsonism using a self-administered questionnaire: A cross-sectional epidemiologic study. Neurotoxicology. 2013 Sep 12.

Dale AM, Jaegers L, Buchholz B, Welch L, Evanoff BA. Using process evaluation to determine effectiveness of participatory ergonomics training interventions in construction. Work. 2012;41 Suppl 1:3824-6.

Willis AW, Schootman M, Tran R, Kung N, Evanoff BA, Perlmutter JS, Racette BA. Neurologist-associated reduction in PD-related hospitalizations and health care expenditures. Neurology. 2012 Oct 23;79(17):1774-80.

Racette BA, Criswell SR, Lundin JI, Hobson A, Seixas N, Kotzbauer PT, Evanoff BA, Perlmutter JS, Zhang J, Sheppard L, Checkoway H. Increased risk of parkinsonism associated with welding exposure. Neurotoxicology. 2012 Oct;33(5):1356-61.

Willis AW, Schootman M, Kung N, Evanoff BA, Perlmutter JS, Racette BA. Predictors of survival in patients with Parkinson disease. Arch Neurol. 2012 May;69(5):601-7.

Ham DC, Przybeck T, Strickland JR, Luke DA, Bierut LJ, Evanoff BA. Occupation and workplace policies predict smoking behaviors: analysis of national data from the current population survey. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Nov;53(11):1337-45.

Harris RC, Lundin JI, Criswell SR, Hobson A, Swisher LM, Evanoff BA, Checkoway H, Racette BA. Effects of parkinsonism on health status in welding exposed workers. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2011 Nov;17(9):672-6.

Willis AW, Schootman M, Evanoff BA, Perlmutter JS, Racette BA. Neurologist care in Parkinson disease: a utilization, outcomes, and survival study. Neurology. 2011 Aug 30;77(9):851-7.

Wright Willis A, Evanoff BA, Lian M, Criswell SR, Racette BA. Geographic and ethnic variation in Parkinson disease: a population-based study of US Medicare beneficiaries. Neuroepidemiology. 2010;34(3):143-51.

Willis AW, Evanoff BA, Lian M, Galarza A, Wegrzyn A, Schootman M, Racette BA. Metal emissions and urban incident Parkinson disease: a community health study of Medicare beneficiaries by using geographic information systems. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Dec 15;172(12):1357-63.

Gardner BT, Lombardi DA, Dale AM, Franzblau A, Evanoff BA. Reliability of job-title based physical work exposures for the upper extremity: comparison to self-reported and observed exposure estimates. Occup Environ Med. 2010 Aug;67(8):538-47.

Dale AM, Strickland J, Gardner B, Symanzik J, Evanoff BA. Assessing agreement of self-reported and observed physical exposures of the upper extremity. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2010 Jan-Mar;16(1):1-10.

Armstrong T, Dale AM, Franzblau A, Evanoff BA. Risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome and median neuropathy in a working population. J Occup Environ Med. 2008 Dec;50(12):1355-64.

Gardner BT, Dale AM, VanDillen L, Franzblau A, Evanoff BA. Predictors of upper extremity symptoms and functional impairment among workers employed for 6 months in a new job. Am J Ind Med. 2008 Dec;51(12):932-40.

Kaskutas VK, Dale AM, Lipscomb HJ, Evanoff BA. Development of the St. Louis audit of fall risks at residential construction sites. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2008 Oct-Dec;14(4):243-9.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Bradley Evanoff.

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