Co-Chairs: Rhea Allen  MD, MPH
John Kuhnlein DO, MPH, FACOEM

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This seminar will provide current information on occupational medicine and networking opportunities needed to keep current in occupational medicine

Intended Audience

This seminar is intended for occupational medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and occupational health nurses.

Continuing Education Credits

ABPM Credit
This seminar has been approved for Lifelong Learning Self- Assessment/Maintenance of Certification (LLSA/MOC) credits by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM), based on actual attendance. The maximum number of credits is 6.0 LLSA/MOC credits for March 17 and 3.25 LLSA/MOC credits for March 18. You must complete and submit a post-test (provided at the seminar) to receive credit.

Physician Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College Medicine and The University of Iowa College of Public Health. The Carver College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine Designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing CEUs
The University of Iowa College of Nursing is an Iowa Board of Nursing Approved Provider Number 1. The 93rd Annual Spring Seminar is approved for 7.2 contact hours for March 17, 2017 and 3.9 contact hours for March 18, 2017. Attendance at both March 17-18 awards 11.1 contact hours. The Heartland Center requires full-time attendance for CEU award.


A block of rooms has been reserved in the name of Central States Occupational & Environmental Medicine Association at:

Lisle Naperville Hilton Hotel – Lisle, IL

3003 Corporate West Drive,
Lisle, Illinois, 60532,


Please mention the group code: CSOM when dialing in hotel direct

The last day to book a room, to guarantee group rate and availability is March 3, 2017.

93rd Annual Spring Seminar
Friday & Saturday, March 17-18, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Registration, Exhibits, Continental Breakfast
John Kuhnlein, DO, FACOEM, CSOEMA President

Co-Chairs: Rhea Allen  MD, MPH
John Kuhnlein DO, MPH, FACOEM

Terry L. Nicola, MD MS
University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center

William G Buchta, MD MS MPH FACOEM
ACOEM, Vice President
Logistics Health, Inc

Zeke J. McKinney, MD, MHI, MPH
Faculty Physician, Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Clinical Investigator, HealthPartners Institute
HealthPartners RiverWay Clinics
Anoka, MN

Exhibits and Refreshment Break
Robin Kipps  B.S.
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Jay M. Kapellusch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Occupational Science & Technology
College of Health Sciences
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Exhibits & Refreshment Break
Health Effects of BPA
Timothy J. Sutton, MD MA
University of Chicago, Illinois Health System

Brewery Safety
Isabel Pereira DO MSA
St Paul, MN

CSOEMA Networking Reception & Cash Bar

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Registration, Exhibits, Continental Breakfast
John Kuhnlein, DO, FACOEM, CSOEMA President
Lawrence Stilwell Betts, MD, PhD, CIH, FACOEM, FAIHA
Captain, Medical Corps, US Navy, Retired
President, Lawrence Stilwell Betts, MD, PHD, PLLC
Clinical Professor, Eastern Virgina Medical School

Ismail Nabeel, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Preventive Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Exhibits & Refreshment Break
Les Kertay, Ph.D., ABPP, FIAIME
Dr Les Kertay & Associates, LLC