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Amir Mohammad

MBBS, MPH, FACPM
Assistant Clinical Professor, General Internal Medicine; Medical Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs; Director, Public Health; Core Faculty, Yale/VA Clinical Informatics Fellowship Rotation, Emergency Medicine; Staff Physician, Environmental Health Registry Program

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Amir Mohammad, MBBS, MPH, FACPM

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Biography

Dr. Amir Mohammad is dual-boarded in Internal Medicine and Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Dr. Mohammad completed his Internal Medicine residency training as well as Master's degree in public health (MPH) from University of Connecticut Health Center. Afterwards, he completed his Clinical Fellowship in Occupational & Environmental Medicine (OEM) at Yale University School of Medicine. He subsequently joined the VA Connecticut Healthcare System and served at various local, regional, and national leadership roles within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). During his tenure, he also provided clinical consultation at the NJ WRIISC Program and evaluated Veterans with deployments related health concerns.

He is currently serving as a Medical Officer for the Veterans Benefits Administration within Compensation Service. He is responsible for overseeing the clinical quality of the Veterans' disability exams being conducted by private contractors through out the country. He collaborates with the Quality Analysts in reviewing the clinical quality exam criteria and provides clinical feedback on quality trends and scores on disability exams. He is a team member collaborating with DoD and his expertise include occupational and environmental exposures among service members and Veterans. Most recently he provided training on utilization of Telehealth and ACE process amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Mohammad is passionate about teaching students, residents, and fellows and has been a recipient of several awards and recognitions including Certificate of Appreciation for Yale Interprofessional Longitudinal Clinical Experience (ICLE). He has given regional and national presentations at several medical societies including ACOEM, ACPM, AMIA, and ACP.

Dr. Mohammad holds a faculty appointment in the Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine. He serves as the Director of Health for the Town of Orange.

His research interest includes reducing needlestick and sharps injuries among healthcare workers, implementing evidence-based Occupational Medicine guidelines, and using Informatics tools in improving quality of disability exams and delivering cost-effective population health.


Education & Training

  • Clinical Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2009)
  • MPH
    University of Connecticut Graduate Program in Public Health, Chronic Diseases Epidemiology & Health Policy (2008)
  • Resident
    University of Connecticut Health Center (2007)
  • MBBS
    Dow Medical College (2001)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Certificate of Excellence for ServiceVBA2020
Yale Tutor Certificate of AppreciationYale School of Medicine2014
VHA GOLD Foundation Award for Excellence in Quality and PerformanceVHA, Office of Disability & Medical Assessment2014
VISN-1 Network Director’s I-CARE Award for ADVOCACYVA New England Healthcare System2013
DELTA OMEGA, Publich Health Honor Society, Beta Rho Chapter2011
T. Stewart Hamilton, MD Scholars Award for Young InvestigatorCapital Area Health Consortium/University of Connecticut2005
Howard Levine, MD Award for Scholarly ActivityUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine2004, 2006
1st and 2nd Prize in Continuous Quality Improvement ProjectUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine2004

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Subcommittee for Research Safety, VA Connecticut HCSMember2010 - 2020
Committee on Disaster Preparedness, Connecticut State Medical SocietyMember2010 - 2016
Committee on Public Health, Connecticut State Medical SocietyMember2010 - Present
American College of Preventive Medicine Scientific Review CommitteeMember2009 - Present
VA Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Committee2009 - Present
Accident Review Board Committee, VA Connecticut HCS2009 - Present
American College of Preventive MedicineMember2009 - Present
American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine2007 - Present
American Medical AssociationMember2007 - Present
MPH Advisory Committee, University of Connecticut Graduate Program2006 - Present

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