- Occupational Allergic Disease
- Occupational Asthma
- Occupational Dermatitis
- Occupational Related Lung Disease
- Asbestos-related disease (ARD)
My clinical interests include occupationally related pulmonary diseases. My research is focused on the characterization of asbestos-related disease (ARD) resulting from the public health disaster in Libby, MT secondary to a contaminated vermiculite mine.
2011: General Preventive Medicine & Public Health
2013: Board-eligible, Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Teaching or Professional Positions
Staff Physician, Center for Asbestos-Related Disease (CARD); Libby, MT
2010: American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
2008: American College of Preventive Medicine
2008: American Public Health Association
Awards & Recognition
2012: Steamfitters Local 475 Award, (New York, NY)
2011: ACOEM Resident Research Award
2009: Distinguished Housestaff Award, Weill Cornell Medical Center
Wang YC, Koval A, Nakamura M, Newman J, Shimbo D, Schwartz J, Stone P. Cost-effectiveness of secondary screening modalities for hypertension: a review of the literature. Accepted for publication, Blood Pressure Monitoring, August 2012.
Koval A, Ho V, Doucette J, Balmer D, Milek D. Burnout and related factors among physicians-in-training. American Occupational Health Conerence 2012.
Koval A, Schneider W, Milek D, Brown A. The hospital employee health service: an underappreciated resource for graduate medical education. American Occupational Health Conference, 2012.
Koval A, Szeinuk J, Telson S, Noonan C, Vick J, Black B, Levin S. Pulmonary function, respiratory symptoms, and CT abnormalities in asbestos-exposed populations. American Occupational Health Conference 2011.
Koval A, Younge R, Lin S, Nelson M, Klink K. The clinical prevention specialist: a proposal with a focus on obesity. American College of Preventive Medicine Annual Meeting 2010.