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June Spector, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS)
Assistant Professor (joint), Department of Medicine (DOM)

Education & Training

MD, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2001-2005
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2005-2008
MPH, Johns Hopkins, School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 2008-2009

Professional Interests

Occupational and environmental medicine
Occupational heat-related illness
Work-related musculoskeletal disorder prevention and management
Contingent and immigrant worker safety and health
Occupational health services and outcomes
Focal dystonia in musicians


Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard University, 2001
Harvard College Scholarship, 2001
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Scholarship, 2001
Endocrine Society Summer Research Fellowship, 2002
Graduated Cum Laude from Yale University, 2005
Farr Scholar Award, 2005
Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Award, 2005
American Society of Nephrology Resident Travel Grant, 2006
Housestaff Quality Improvement Project Award, 2007
Occupational Physicians Scholarship Fund Award, 2008-2010

Selected Publications

Spector J, Kahn S, Jones M, Jayakumar M, Dalal D, Nazarian S. Migraine headache and ischemic stroke risk: An updated meta-analysis. American Journal of Medicine 2010;123(7):612-24.
Spector JT, Adams D, Silverstein B. Burden of work-related knee disorders in Washington State, 1999-2007. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2011;53(5):537-47.
Spector J, Navas-Acien A, Fadrowski J, Guallar E, Jaar B, Weaver V. Associations of blood lead with estimated glomerular filtration rate using MDRD, CKD-EPI and serum cystatin C-based equations. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 2011;26:2786-2792.
Spector JT, Turner JA, Fulton-Kehoe D, Franklin GM. Pre-surgery disability compensation predicts long-term disability among workers with carpal tunnel syndrome. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2012;55(9):816-32.
. Lam M, Krenz J, Perla M, Negrete M, Palmandez P, Spector JT. Identification of barriers to the prevention and treatment of heat-related illness in Latino farmworkers using activity-oriented, participatory rural appraisal focus group methods. BMC Public Health 2013(13):1004.