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Eric M. Wood, M.D., M.P.H.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Academic Information

Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Professor (Clinical), Community Physician Group - Affiliated Physician, Orthopaedics - Adjunct Professor

Divisions: Occupational and Environmental Health, Physicians

Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine)

Eric Wood, MD, MPH is Director of Occupational Medicine, and Director of the Occupational Medicine Residency Program at theRocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Utah. He is a graduate of the University of Utah School Of Medicine, and he completed his Masters of Public Health (Industrial Hygiene) at the University of Hawaii. He completed residency training in Family Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno, and residency training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of Utah. He is Board Certified in both Preventive Medicine (Occupational and Environmental Medicine) and Family Medicine. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Utah he worked as an attending physician for Intermountain Healthcare, and as a professional industrial hygienist for both private consulting, and for Utah OSHA.

Dr. Wood is actively involved as a researcher on two large-scale prospective cohort studies investigating causes of musculoskeletal disorders. He was appointed as the inaugural medical fellow for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and performs research on health concerns of truck drivers. His clinical interests include occupational injury and illness management and prevention, and occupational and environmental exposure assessment and evaluation. Dr. Wood teaches several courses in the graduate school Occupational Health Curriculum including Industrial and Environmental Toxicology and Physiology, and Occupational Safety and Health Solutions.

Education History

Fellowship Harvard School of Public Health
Occupational Medicine
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Occupational Medicine
Residency University of Nevada, Reno
Family Medicine
Internship University of Nevada, Reno
Family Medicine
Professional Medical University of Utah Hospital School of Medicine
Graduate Training University of Hawaii
Occupational Health
Undergraduate Utah State University
Undergraduate Utah State University