About Susan Rittenhouse

Susan Rittenhouse, CSOEMA's part-time employee, hired to assist Marlyce with accounting, registration, IT, and other communication issues. Susan has a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Environmental Studies from Iowa State University. She is currently an Environmental Scientist at the US EPA. Her hobbies include photography, technology/computers and graphic design. She is no stranger to CSOEMA as she has assisted with our seminars for the past 20+ years.

E-Cigarettes & Tobacco Worksite Policy

The current issue of JOEM was just released, and it contains an important new article in the ACOEM Guidelines section. This article summarizes the latest evidence on e-cigarettes and informs current guidance to employers. It was developed by a diverse joint team, and if you refer to the middle line of the alphabetical list of [...]

By |March 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on E-Cigarettes & Tobacco Worksite Policy

Are Illinois Hospitals Prepared for Treating Infectious Diseases?

Institute of Medicine of Chicago 2014-2015 Leadership Breakfast Series Thursday, November 6, 2014 Wildfire Restaurant 159 W. Erie Chicago, IL 7:30am - 9:30am $38 IOMC members. $50 non-members. Register Here Maryjane Wurth, President and CEO of Illinois Hospital Association will focus her remarks on how hospitals are responding to development of accountable care organizations (ACOs) [...]

By |October 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are Illinois Hospitals Prepared for Treating Infectious Diseases?

Quilts of Valor

Donna Robinson (David Robinson’s wife) and the St. Ann’s Quilters make quilts for the Quilts of Valor (QOV)  Program.  The quilts are truly amazing.   The group makes 12-14 quilts per year.  St. Ann Quilters  have had quilts delivered by helicopters to Germany be given to those who are injured on the battlefield, They have also [...]

By |October 5th, 2014|Member News|Comments Off on Quilts of Valor

Message from the President

Janet Elliot MD, MPH, FACOEMPresident Dear Fellow Members of CSOEMA: I feel quite honored to be elected to help guide this wonderful organization in the next year. Occupational Medicine, as are all medical fields, in a state of change. The next few years are an urgent time to speak up and become leaders [...]