Exposures to asbestos, chemicals, solvents, dust (coal, talc, asbestos, sawdust, etc.) metals, noise, radiation can your health?
- About Us
- DEATH ON THE JOB
- Contact Us
Michael B. Lax, M.D., M.P.H., Medical Director
Dr. Lax did undergraduate work in biology and history at Oberlin College in Ohio, received his M.D. from Ohio State University and a Masters in Public Health at the University of Illinois. A board-certified physician in occupational medicine, Dr. Lax is also a professor on the faculty of Upstate Medical University in the Department of Family Medicine. Widely published in his discipline, he serves on the editorial board of New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy. He is one of only a few occupational health doctors in the state who speaks Spanish.
Rosemary Klein, MS, C-ANP, COHN-S, Director of Clinical Services
Rosemary Klein, MS, C-ANP, COHN-S has been with the OHCC since 1989. A graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical Center College of Nursing as an advanced practice nurse with a Masters degree in Adult Health, she holds national certifications from the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a nurse practitioner specializing in adult health and from the American Association of Occupational Health Nursing as a occupational nurse supervisor. She holds academic appointments at the College of Nursing and in the Department of Family Medicine at Upstate Medical University. She also has a strong interest migrant worker health and outreach to underserved workers.
Susan Greetham, MSN, FNP
On our staff since January 2009, Sue is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University, Western Washington University and Jefferson Community College. Her nursing career has included positions in the critical care unit, organ transplant, family medicine, and employee and student health. Helping people develop strategies to realize improved mental and physical health is something that energizes her nursing practice. She is a nationally certified smoking cessation specialist.
Gaylyn Hosmer, MPH/MCH, FNP
A nationally certified nurse practitioner, Gay joined the OHCC clinical staff in May, 2010 after serving in the U.S. Public Health Service as a Commissioned Officer. She has served on native reservations and schools, a federal prison, a merchant marine hospital, a birthing center, and in Appalachian communities. She has a special interest in the health of aging populations.
Jacque C. Millar, MSN, NP-C
Jacque earned both of her medical degrees at Binghamton University. She holds national board certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a family nurse practitioner. Her special interests are the health effects of environmental exposure and pollution; psychological effects of work-related illness.
Greg Siwinski, Industrial Hygienist
On our staff since 1991, Greg is a graduate of Drexel University's M.S. program in occupational health and is board certified in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene. His approach to occupational health focuses on the patient/worker's contribution to the understanding of how one’s work life impacts health.
Patricia Rector, Director of Outreach and Education
Pat Rector received her undergraduate degree from Ohio University and did graduate work in political science at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst as a Ford Foundation Fellow. A long-time human rights activist, she has received many awards for her advocacy on behalf of workers, including the Kennedy-Hirsh award from the New York State Labor-Religion Coalition. A founding member of the Workers’ Center of CNY, she has worked as a journalist, a labor organizer, and political director of a local labor union. She joined our staff in 2008.
Antoinette Longo, Clinic Administrator
Antoinette Longo has taken on progressively more responsible duties since she began with the clinic in 1990 in a clerical position. In 2004, she was promoted to her current position of Clinic Administrator. Antoinette is known for her strong work ethic, organizational talent and laser-like attention to detail. The range of her administrative duties is broad and includes, among other things, supervision, budgeting, planning, and reporting.
Robert Huckle, Outreach Coordinator, Southern Tier
Robert Huckle brings a lifetime of union experience to his work, having been a UAW member for 37 years, including five years as a union local president and 12 years as a health and safety trainer. His commitment has extended well beyond his own union to include 6 years of service as a trustee of the Chemung/Schuyler Labor Assembly. Bob’s focus is raise awareness in the region of our clinics’ services to those whose symptoms are work-related.
Relani Prudhomme, Outreach/Education Coordinator, North Country Region
Relani brings a strong knowledge of the region and a very broad spectrum of outreach experience -- everything from publicity work, interpreting, health advocacy, and community organizing. She's fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese and has demonstrable experience in working with underserved populations, in both paid and volunteer capacities. Her academic credentials include an MSW from Syracuse University School of Social Work, a CAS in Women's Studies, and a BA in Government from St. Lawrence University. She is especially interested in popular education and the benefits communities receive when safe, healthy workplaces maintain productivity and morale.
Other Members of Our Team:
Central New York:
Ana Manning, Administrative Assistant
Tina Krishock, Secretary
Donna Valentino, Secretary
Lori Mosley, L.P.N., Asst. Nurse Case Manager, certified ventilator nurse.
Amy West, L.P.N., Asst. Nurse Case Manager
North Country: Patricia Robert-Aldous, Medical Office Assistant
Southern Tier: Korinna Matthews, Medical Office Assistant