Joseph LaDou

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The rise and fall of occupational medicine in the United States
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco 94117, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:285-95. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Occupational medicine: the case for reform
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:396-402. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Workers' Compensation in the United States: cost shifting and inequities in a dysfunctional system
    Joseph LaDou
    University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    New Solut 20:291-302. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint World Trade Organization, ILO conventions, and workers' compensation
    Joseph LaDou
    International Center for Occupational Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:210-1. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Printed circuit board industry
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:211-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Occupational and environmental medicine in the United States: A proposal to abolish workers' compensation and reestablish the public health model
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:154-68. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint "Gulf war syndrome" may be related to circadian dysrhythmia
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:125-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Cancer and reproductive risks in the semiconductor industry
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:376-85. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Export of electronics equipment waste
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 14:1-10. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Federal Employees' Compensation Act
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 15:180-94. 2009

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint The rise and fall of occupational medicine in the United States
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco 94117, USA
    Am J Prev Med 22:285-95. 2002
    ..Because so few physicians obtain board certification, it appears that the specialty of occupational medicine is returning to its former obscurity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Occupational medicine: the case for reform
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:396-402. 2005
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  3. doi request reprint Workers' Compensation in the United States: cost shifting and inequities in a dysfunctional system
    Joseph LaDou
    University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    New Solut 20:291-302. 2010
    ..State and federal Workers' Compensation programs are a costly and inefficient segment of health care that should be included in any consideration of health care reform...
  4. ncbi request reprint World Trade Organization, ILO conventions, and workers' compensation
    Joseph LaDou
    International Center for Occupational Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:210-1. 2005
    ..Acceptance of a minimum workers' compensation insurance system could be a requirement imposed on applicant nations by WTO member states...
  5. ncbi request reprint Printed circuit board industry
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:211-9. 2006
    ..Billions of electronics products have been discarded in every region of the world. This paper summarizes recent regulatory and enforcement efforts...
  6. ncbi request reprint Occupational and environmental medicine in the United States: A proposal to abolish workers' compensation and reestablish the public health model
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:154-68. 2006
    ..Occupational health and safety professional strained in public health can and should participate in these activities, but not when they are in the employ of industry or insurers...
  7. ncbi request reprint "Gulf war syndrome" may be related to circadian dysrhythmia
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:125-7. 2007
    ..If circadian dysrhythmia is found to be present in veterans now returning from the Gulf, they should receive treatment to correct the problem before they develop chronic desynchronosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cancer and reproductive risks in the semiconductor industry
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:376-85. 2007
    ..Government agencies, the courts, industry, publishers, and academia, on occasion, collude to ignore or to downplay the importance of occupational diseases. Examples of how this happens in the semiconductor industry are presented...
  9. ncbi request reprint Export of electronics equipment waste
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 14:1-10. 2008
    ..Manufacturers must develop clean products with longer lifespans that are safe and easy to repair, upgrade, and recycle and will not expose workers and the environment to hazardous chemicals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Federal Employees' Compensation Act
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 15:180-94. 2009
    ..It is unlikely that Congressional review will occur any time soon, as the entrenched bureaucracy that benefits from the FECA program defines and protects its future...
  11. pmc The case for a global ban on asbestos
    Joseph LaDou
    University of California San Francisco, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:897-901. 2010
    ..In fact, chrysotile has accounted for > 95% of all the asbestos used globally...
  12. pmc The European influence on workers' compensation reform in the United States
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Environ Health 10:103. 2011
    ..The Public Health Model is strongly influenced by the European success with physician consultation with industry and labor...
  13. ncbi request reprint International occupational health
    Joseph LaDou
    International Center for Occupational Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:303-13. 2003
    ..Only after the development of a successful legal and economic system in an industrializing country is it possible to incorporate a successful program of occupational health and safety...
  14. pmc The asbestos cancer epidemic
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 609, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:285-90. 2004
    ..The global asbestos cancer epidemic is a story of monumental failure to protect the public health...
  15. ncbi request reprint Codes of ethics (conduct)
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco 94143 0924, USA
    Occup Med 17:559-85. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM): a professional association in service to industry
    Joseph LaDou
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:404-26. 2007
    ..This paper chronicles the history of occupational medicine and industry physicians as influenced and even controlled by corporate leaders...
  17. ncbi request reprint Occupational health in industrializing countries
    Joseph LaDou
    International Center for Occupational Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Occup Med 17:349-54, iii. 2002
    ..Evidence of progress is emphasized, and suggestions for better collaboration are provided...
  18. doi request reprint Occupational health nursing and the quest for professional authority
    Elaine Draper
    Department of Sociology, California State University, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    New Solut 21:57-88. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in the semiconductor industry: a call for action
    John C Bailar
    Int J Occup Environ Health 8:163-8. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint The International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) and its influence on international organizations
    Nicholas A Ashford
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 8:156-62. 2002
    ..Official recognition of the ICOH compromises the credibility of the WHO and the ILO. It is inappropriate for the ICOH to continue to receive WHO and ILO recognition unless the ICOH is recognized as an industry organization...
  21. ncbi request reprint Aspartame bioassay findings portend human cancer hazards
    James Huff
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27514, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:446-8. 2007
    ..No study of long-term adverse occupational health effects on aspartame workers have been conducted. The FDA should consider sponsoring a prospective epidemiologic study of aspartame workers...
  22. ncbi request reprint Re: Implementation of WHO Guidelines on Disclosure of Interest by members of WHO Expert Panels
    Olav Axelson
    Int J Occup Environ Health 8:271-3. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint FIOH-sponsored newsletter misrepresents asbestos hazards in Zimbabwe
    John C Bailar
    The University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 12:254-8. 2006
    ..Instead, FIOH should provide the same level of scientific information in Africa that it does in Finland and other developed countries...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health and safety executive inspection of U.K. semiconductor manufacturers
    Andrew Watterson
    Occupational, Environmental and Health Research Group, RG Bomont Building R3T11, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland FK9 4LA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 9:392-5. 2003
    ..The results of the studies prompted semiconductor industry inspections recently completed by the HSE that included chip manufacturers in Scotland and other U.K. areas. The results of these inspections are disappointing...
  25. ncbi request reprint IBM, Elsevier Science, and academic freedom
    John C Bailar
    Int J Occup Environ Health 13:312-7. 2007
    ..Although such practices are widely recognized, no fundamental change is supported by government and industry or by professional organizations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Texaco and its consultants
    Jaime Breilh
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:217-20. 2005
  27. ncbi request reprint Trichloroethylene and cancers in humans
    James Huff
    Toxicology 197:185-7. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Warning auto mechanics about asbestos hazards
    Joseph LaDou
    Int J Occup Environ Health 10:108-9. 2004