First Physician to Specialize in Occupational Medicine

Italian physician Bernardino L Ramazzini was the first to specialize in occupational medicine while a professor at the Universities of Modena (1682-1700) and Padua (1700-1714). He recognized the influence of occupational hazards and insisted physicians familiarize themselves with their patients employment backgrounds.

Date:
      1700, 1714
Name(s):
      Bernardino L Ramazzini
Occupation:
      Professor
Location:
      Padua, Italy

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