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News: Centegra physician elevated to fellowship

Dr. Stella N. Anozie, a physician on the medical staff at Centegra Health System, was elevated to fellowship in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) at the college’s annual membership meeting in May. The meeting was conducted with the American Occupational Health Conference (AOHC).

Anozie practices occupational and environmental medicine as medical director for Centegra Health System’s Occupational Health Program.

Fellow is the highest class of membership within ACOEM. It recognizes physicians who have been engaged in the full-time practice of occupational and environmental medicine and who have exhibited significant leadership in ACOEM, at both the component society and national level. Fellows also have demonstrated their expertise within the specialty by achieving certification in occupational medicine or in another medical specialty by a board acceptable to the ACOEM board of directors. Fellows are eligible to serve as officers and directors of the college.

Occupational and environmental medicine is the medical specialty devoted to prevention and management of occupational and environmental injury, illness and disability, and promotion of health and productivity of workers, their families and communities. Created in 1916, ACOEM is an international medical society with more than 5,000 members. The college provides leadership to promote optimal health and safety of workers, workplaces and environments. It is headquartered in Elk Grove Village.

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