Hannah E. Edwards, MD, MPH

Languages

  • English

Academic Information

  • Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Occupational and Environmental Health

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine)
  • American Board of Family Medicine

Academic Bio

Hannah Edwards, MD, MPH is an Occupational, Environmental, and Family Medicine physician. Her professional interests include clinical quality improvement, evidence-based practice implementation, medical center occupational health, and occupational safety and health research and education. Dr. Edwards participates in the development of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)'s evidence-based practice guidelines (ACOEM's Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines, 2nd Edition and Updates). She is an investigator on two studies that examine the ergonomic and general medical factors that cause or place workers at increased risk for upper extremity and low back pain.

Dr. Edwards is an Assistant Professor within the Occupational Medicine program in the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-sponsored Education and Research Center. She teaches in several graduate level courses, including Clinical Prevention, Advanced Topics in Occupational and Environmental Health, and Occupational Injury and Disease. She is an active member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the American Academy of Family Physicians.Hannah Edwards, MD, MPH, is a board-certified Occupational Medicine and Family Medicine physician. She specializes in the care of injured workers, and in OSHA, DOT, and employer-mandated examinations. Dr. Edwards earned her medical degree at Georgetown University, and completed her master’s degree and residency programs at the University of Utah. Her professional interests include research into the causes of musculoskeletal conditions, the development of evidence-based practice guidelines, and the teaching of occupational health students. She teaches several courses in the Masters of Occupational Health graduate school curriculum, including Clinical and Behavioral Aspects of Preventive Medicine and Advanced Topics in Occupational and Environmental Health. In addition, she contributes to the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Practice Guidelines – a leading evidence-based guideline for the care of injured workers.

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Occupational Medicine
Resident
Graduate Training University of Utah School of Medicine
Public Health
Master's
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Family Medicine
Resident
Internship University of Utah School of Medicine
Family Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical Georgetown University
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Santa Clara University
Science
B.S.

Selected Publications

Conference Proceedings

  1. Edwards H, Hegmann K, Thiese M (April 2005). Associations Between Self-reported Family History and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in an Occupational Cohort. 3rd Annual Regional National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Young/New Investigators Symposium, Salt Lake City.