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Occupational Medicine Physician

Wilderness Medicine | Travel Medicine | Technology Management

Occupational Medical Resident seeking to utilize extensive knowledge, skills and experience in both the health care and information technology sectors to provide quality health care, promote employee health, and safety. Extensive knowledge and experience in employee health and wellness, evidenced based strategies, travel medicine, developing treatment plans, and planning patient care. Excellent communicator continually focused on building relationships, and able to work well independently and or with a team. Areas of Expertise include:

§  Strategic Planning & Operations

§  OSHA Compliance / Preparedness

§  Information Technology Management

§  Evidence-based Practices

§  Electronic Medical Records

§  Research, Analysis & Reporting

§  Travel Medicine / Public Health

§  Employee Relationship Building

§  Staff Training & Leadership

§  Effective Communication

§  HIPAA & Patient Safety

§  Case / Patient Management

§  Health Care Education

§  Military Service / Flight Surgeon

§  Cross-Team Collaboration

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Post-Graduate Studies:

Occupational Medicine Residency | University of Texas Health Science Center Northeast, Tyler, TX, (Current)
Masters of Environmental Science | Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX (Current)
Medical Review Officer | AOHC Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA
Fellow | Wilderness Medical Society, Breckenridge, CO
Flight Surgeon (Aviation Medicine)  | Naval Aviation Medical Institute, Pensacola, FL
Military Tropical Medicine Certification  | National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Combat Casualty Care Course | Fort Sam Houston
Internal Medicine Internship | Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA

Graduate / Undergraduate Studies:
MD | University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee
Wilderness Medical Elective |Wilderness Medical Society, Townsend, TN
BS, Computer Science | Excelsior College, Albany, NY

State Medical Licenses:
VA– full unrestricted | MS– full unrestricted | TX– full unrestricted

Certifications:
ACLS | BLS | PALS | ATLS (Instructor) | WOFR | DOT and MRO (pending)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of Texas Health Science Center Tyler, Tyler, TX (Current)
Chief Resident, (Current)
Resident, 2016-2017
Participate in an Occupational Medicine Residency Program at a leading medical organization. Determine clinical and safety needs of diverse employee populations. Closely working with both HR and safety reps to implement treatment plans reducing/eliminating lost worktime and OSHA recordable.

  • Build solid, trusting relationships with staff, safety and employees, generating positive PR through extra efforts in care treatment and clear one-on-one communications.
  • Execute medical services and projects consistent with quality and safety objectives of employers
  • Experienced managing injuries in clinical to industrial settings
  • CDC Zika Preparedness Scholarship recipient working at Fort Bend County Health Preparedness Department to help modernize and create the official Zika response and develop educational material.
  • Unique research project leading design and development of mobile educational game, Mosquito Mayhem, targeting children to improve public health by avoiding mosquito bites and reducing mosquito burdens around the home

Freelance, Tyler, TX                                                                                                                               1995 – Present

Computer Programmer
Conceptualize, plan, and develop software products and complete complex analysis and intricate programs to meet project requirements as a freelance programmer. Utilize extensive background in information technology, UX and Consumer Based applications to develop strategic programs.

  • Analyze customer’s requirement and develop best practices within the framework.
  • Took initiative to design & develop an iOS application (iFlyPOD) simplifying Training Air Wing ONE flight
  • Implement programs in multiple languages including but not limited to Java, C#, Swift, PHP, and Objective-C.

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Earlier Experiences
 ER Physician | Anderson Regional Medical Center (Level I), Meridian, MS
ER Physician 
| Rush Foundation Hospital (Level I ), Meridian, MS
ER Physician | Watkins Memorial Hospital (Critical Access ER), Quitman, MS
Research Assistant | Innovative Computing Laboratory, Knoxville, TN
Department of Computer Science Tutor | PSTCC, Knoxville, TN
Computer Technician | PSTCC, Knoxville, TN

Languages: Java, C#, Swift, PHP, Objective-C., Tools/ Systems: Mac OS, Linux, Unix, MS Windows 7/8/10, iOS

 

Military Experience:
US Navy Reserve (IRR) | United States Navy
CTW-1 Flight Surgeon | NAS Meridian, United States Navy
Internal Medicine Internship | Naval Hospital Portsmouth

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

In Church | Sound Engineer | Wednesday Night Teacher | Children’s Church Teacher
In Community | H.A.B.I.T. utilize personal pets to promote health & wellness | ALERT community service projects

MEMBERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Wilderness Medical Society Life Member (Fellow) | Society of US Naval Flight Surgeons | American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine | Texas Medical Association | Smith County Medical Association

HONORS / AWARDS

2015 CNATRA Flight Surgeon of the Year | Medical School Class VP of Podcasting/Technology Director | Medical School VP and President Student Technology Initiative | Wilderness Medical Society Medical Student Elective

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts:
Piotr Luszczek, Eric Meek, Shirley Moore, Dan Terpstra, Vincent M. Weaver, Jack Dongarra, “Evaluation of the HPC Challenge Benchmarks in Virtualized Environments”, 6th Workshop on Virtualization in High-Performance Cloud Computing, VHPC ’11, 8/30/2011

Burts ML, Alexeff I, Meek ET, McCullers JA. “Use of atmospheric non-thermal plasma as a disinfectant for objects contaminated with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.”. Am J Infect Control. 2009 Nov; 37(9): 729-733. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19559504.

Abramson D,Dongarra J, Meek E, Roe P, Shi Z. “Simplified Grid Computing through Spreadsheets and NetSolve” ISBN: 0-7695-2138-X. High Performance Computing and Grid in Asia Pacific Region, Seventh International Conference on (HPCAsia’04). 2004 Jul; 1(1): 19-24.

Larkin J, Meek E. (2004, June 24). Remote Software Toolkit Installer. http://icl.cs.utk.edu/projectsfiles/rest/pubs/itr.pdf

Presentations:

Meek, E (05/2018)Public Health Through Mobile Gaming, TXCOEM 2018, San Antonio, TX, Invited Podium
Meek, E (04/2018)Public Health Through Mobile Gaming, AOHC 2018, New Orleans, LA, Poster
Meek, E (05/2017) Zika Response Plan. Fort Bend County Health Department, Invited Podium
Meek, E (12/2016) A Case for Hearing Fit Testing, Industrial Hygiene, UT Health Northeast, Oral
Meek, E (12/2016) Musculoskeletal Trauma, East Texas Medical Center, ATLS Course, Invited Podium
Meek, E (Bi-weekly from 03/2013-05/2016) Level A Training, Training Air Wing ONE, Meridian, MS, Oral
Meek, E., Lee, R. (03/2012) The TRAPS of missing the big picture. National ACP Meeting, New Orleans 2012, Poster
Meek, E., Lee, R. (03/2012) The TRAPS of missing the big picture. Virginia ACP State Meeting, Invited Podium
Meek, E., Lee, R. (10/2011) The TRAPS of missing the big picture. Virginia ACP Regional Associates Day, Invited Podium
Meek, E. Temiyakarn L. (09/2008). Cloud Computing Resources in Medical Epidemiology. University of Tennessee College of Medicine; Memphis, TN. Invited Podium
Meek, E., Larkin J. (09/2004). Remote Software Toolkit, ICL Annual Retreat; Townsend, TN. Invited Podium
Meek, E. (09/2003). visPerf for NetSolve. ICL Annual Retreat; Townsend, TN. Invited Podium
Meek, E. (08/2002). visPerf for NetSolve. ICL Annual Retreat; Townsend, TN. Invited Podium