Susan Spengler, MD, MSPH grew up in rural Pennsylvania within the northern boundaries of Appalachia. She is a Clinical Associate Professor in DPMEH, involved in resident training since 2000, and serving as Program Director since 2013. She has been Director of the UK HealthCare at Turfland, Occupational & Travel Medicine Clinic since 2014. Dr. Spengler is board certified in OM since 2003 and is residency trained in PM&R and board certified from 1997-2017. She was president of the KY Occupational & Environmental Medicine Association (2015-2017) and is a member of the ACOEM House of Delegates. She devotes 25% of her time to the training program as Program Director which is in addition to the 2 days a week spent as a clinical preceptor. Her areas of interest include repetitive stress injuries, musculoskeletal strains/sprains, onsite industrial clinical medicine, and travel medicine. Residents are familiarized with case review and decision making at the federal level through her involvement as a District Medical Consultant for the Energy Employees Occupational Injury Compensation Program. She frequently serves as a capstone member for residents. Working closely with Dr. Sanderson, she will be responsible for implementation and coordination of all aspects of the OMR program funded as part of the ERC. Her ERC effort will be 8% annually.
T. Scott Prince, MD, MSPH is Associate Professor in DPMEH and has been on the faculty since 1995. He is board certified in occupational medicine. Dr. Prince is the current Interim Chair of DPMEH and was former Chair from 2004 - 2008. Prior to this, he was the OMR Program Director from 1996—2004. Dr. Prince’s major interests include low-level chronic exposure toxicity, travel and aviation medicine, and fitness/risk issues regarding public service workers. He has routinely served as capstone chair or member on residents’ and other MPH students’ committees. His role will be to engage in classroom instruction and clinical supervision and teaching. His ERC effort will be 4% per year.
Deana Bellis Bowling is the Program Coordinator for the OMR and PH/GPM residency programs. She serves as the primary administrative support person for the program and attends faculty and staff meetings and provides both the agenda and transcripts thereof. She will work closely with Drs. Spengler and Sanderson in matters of correspondence, scheduling, recruitment of residents, document assembly and coordination, and record keeping. Her effort for the ERC will be folded into her duties as the Program Coordinator which is funded by UK GME.