Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 14, 2013
“I am overwhelmed at this recognition from my peers.” Dr. Guidotti said, in accepting the award, observing “Together, we have created a specialty and field of medical practice that we can be proud of!”
The Knudsen Award is the highest honor in the field, and is given by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Specifically mentioned in the citation that accompanied the award was his recent book The Praeger Handbook of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, which has been described as “transformative to the field”. Also mentioned were the research and academic contributions made during his 30-year career as a professor in the US and Canada prior to becoming a full-time consultant with MAS.
Dr. Guidotti is Vice President for Health/Safety, Environment & Sustainability at MAS, a Division of Building Health Sciences, Inc. Since 2008, Dr. Guidotti has extended the line of consulting and support services offered by MAS, which includes service to federal agencies, local governments, companies both local and foreign, international agencies, and law firms. In addition to medical and toxicological consultation, Dr. Guidotti represents MAS as the lead principal in health issues related to health, energy, and sustainability.
Dr. Guidotti has been a thought-leader in the field of occupational and environmental medicine for many years. He is a physician trained and board-certified in both occupational and pulmonary medicine and is qualified in toxicology. His academic career in medicine and public health included founding an internationally important program at the University of Alberta (Canada) and, more recently, positions including a department chair at George Washington University, from which he retired in 2009 in order to launch a second career. He served as President of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in 2006 and of the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics in 2002.
Dr. Guidotti has over 300 academic publications and seven books to his credit. His most recent book is Occupational Health Services: A Practical Approach, second edition, written with a team of authors that included Dr. David Lukcso, a colleague at MAS. Dr. Guidotti is also Editor in Chief of the journal Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health.