Carine Sakr MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Occupational Medicine); Program Director, Yale Occupational & Environmental Medicine Program; Chief Occupational Health Services VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchInternal Medicine: Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Research Interests

Health and safety of Healthcare workers; Low back pain in OEF/OIF Veterans


  • M.D., Saint Joseph University, 1999
  • M.P.H., Yale School of Public Health, 2005

Selected Publications

  • Sakr C, Oyebode T, Galusha D, Slade M, Fiellin M, Bayer F, Savitz D, Cullen M. Reproductive outcomes among male and female workers at an aluminum smelter. J Occup Environ Med. 2010;52:137-43
  • Sakr CJ, Symons JM, Kreckmann Kh, Leonard RC. Ischemic heart disease mortality study among workers with occupational exposure to ammonium perfluorooctanoate. Occup Environ Med. 2009;66:699-703. Epub 2009 Jun 23
  • Sakr CJ, Leonard RC, Kreckmann KH, Green JW, Gillies PJ, Reynolds JR. Cross-sectional study of lipids and liver enzymes related to a serum biomarker of exposure (ammonium perfluorooctonoate or APFO) in a cohort of occupationally exposed workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2007;49:1086-1096


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