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Mark Russi, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine (Occupational Medicine) and of Epidemiology (Environmental Health); Director, Occupational Health Services, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Contact Information

Mark Russi, MD, MPH

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Internal Medicine

    PO Box 208056, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8056

    United States



Dr. Russi is a professor of medicine at the Yale Medical School. He graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1984, was a Fulbright Scholar, earned his medical degree from the University of California San Francisco, and his public health degree from Yale. He completed both internal medicine residency and occupational and environmental medicine fellowship at Yale, joining the faculty in 1993. He is interested in the occupational medicine of healthcare workers and is active nationally in both guidance development and educational programs to enhance the safety of medical centers. Dr. Russi teaches in several courses at Yale, attends on the internal medicine inpatient service, and directs Occupational Health Services at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Yale University (1993)
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (1993)
  • Resident
    Yale University School of Medicine (1992)
  • MD
    University of California/San Francisco (1989)
  • BA
    Dartmouth College (1984)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
FellowAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)2007

Professional Service

ACOEM Council of Scientific AdvisersMember2009 - 2011
CDC/HICPAC Working GroupPart of a Working Group to develop comprehensive infection control guideline for healthcare workers.2008 - 2011
ACOEM Medical Center Occupational Health (MCOH) SectionMCOH is ACOEM's national organization for medical center-based occupational medicine physicians.2008 - 2011
ACOEM Council on Scientific AffairsCouncil on Scientific Affairs2008 - 2010
ACOEM Organizing Committee, AOHC 2009Member2008 - 2009
CDC/ACIP Working GroupPart of Working Group to develop comprehensive set of recommendations for healthcare worker immunizations.2007 - 2011
International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH)Seventh International Conference on Occupational Health for Healthcare Workers, October 2007. Organized and oversaw the scientific program for the 5-day international meeting.2007
CDC/ACIP Working GroupPart of a Working Groups to develop recommendation for pertussis vaccination of healthcare workers. Drafted implementation document.2005 - 2007
CDC Sharps Working GroupMember2005 - 2007
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and PreventionHealthcare Surveillance Subcommittee, Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee.2004
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and PreventionFebruary 3, 2003 meeting Addressing respiratory protection of healthcare workers caring for smallpox vaccines, smallpox patients, pneumonic plague patients.2003
HICPAC/CDCLiason representing occupational medicine, and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.2003 - Present
ACOEMDirector2002 - 2011
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and PreventionAtlanta meetings on Nov. 18, 2001 January 7, 2002 and May 29, 2002 about bio-terrorism.2001 - 2002
ACOEMACOEM national meeting1997 - 2011
National Center for Integrated Civilian-Military Domestic Disaster Medical ResponseJoint project of the United States Northern Command, and the Yale-New Haven Health System Office of Emergency Preparedness.

Departments & Organizations