Introduction
Welcome to the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Division of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine. The Division is a core program of the UCI Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and was established in the fall of 1993 to provide a broad range of occupational and environmental health services, research, and training for individuals, communities, businesses, and government agencies. The Division is home to the UCI Occupational Medicine residency program, which is fully accredited by the ACGME and leads to board certification in preventive medicine-occupational medicine. The Division's clinical program provides a setting for residency training while also serving as a clinical resource to employers, workers, communities, and individuals in the Southern California area. In addition, the Division has established a number of research projects. Areas of study include: environmental and occupational asthma, neurological, reproductive, and immunological effects of pesticides, cardiovascular effects of occupational stress, and delivery of occupational health services.