Robert McLellan’s, M.D., M.P.H., FACOEM, FAAFP, clinical work ranges from the care of patients with complicated work-related spine injuries, to assessment and management of toxic exposures, to complex fitness for duty evaluations, to delivering medical-legal services essential to the WC and disability assessment process. As a preventive medicine specialist, trained in population health management as well as individual clinical care, his work as an OEM practitioner encompasses the design and deployment of a wide variety of services and environmental interventions to improve the health and safety of the workforce of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and other employers.
Dr. McLellan provides national leadership and conduct research in several contemporary issues in occupational and environmental medicine including: improving the quality of occupational health care, engaging occupational medicine in emergency preparedness and response, advancing the epidemiology of work-related injury and illness, integrating occupational health protection with health promotion and disease management, collecting occupational health data in electronic medical records, identifying the role of occupational medicine in accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes.
His work as an educator has spanned from the creation of curricula and educational materials, to chairing national conferences, to teaching in venues ranging from international meetings to the bedside. He helped create and teach the Environmental Medicine Core Curriculum for the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute’s course on Environmental Health Sciences and Policy, and monographs in environmental medicine published by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).