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Environmental & Occupational Health

Environmental & Occupational Health at National Jewish HealthExposure to beryllium, coal dust, asbestos, latex or any work-related substances can cause serious breathing issues.

If this has happened to you, you can trust your care to the occupational medicine experts at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, the leading respiratory hospital in the nation.

Our multidisciplinary team provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment to patients with a broad range of work-related lung diseases. We also work with employers, unions, industry, government and others to provide occupational health and safety programs to reduce and prevent work-related lung diseases such as asthma, COPD and bronchiolitis.

Our doctors are researchers too, so you have access to the latest clinical trials and most effective treatments.


Environmental & Occupational Health at National Jewish Health

At National Jewish Health, you’ll find:

Learn more about our Deployment-Related Lung Disease Center.

Our Specialists

  • E Brigitte Gottschall

    E Brigitte Gottschall, MD

  • Jeremy T. Hua

    Jeremy T. Hua, MD, MPH

  • Silpa D. Krefft

    Silpa D. Krefft, MD, MPH

  • Lisa A. Maier

    Lisa A. Maier, MD, MSPH, FCCP

  • Annyce S. Mayer

    Annyce S. Mayer, MD, MSPH

  • Clara Restrepo

    Clara Restrepo, MD

  • Cecile S. Rose

    Cecile S. Rose, MD, MPH

Patient Stories

Diane Wein

Finding Care for Sarcoidosis in My Own Backyard

When patients are diagnosed with rare or unusual health conditions, understanding what to do next or where to find care can be daunting. For Diane Wein, a globe-trotting married mother of one, it took a team of doctors at National Jewish Health to get her back on her feet.

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