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​San Diego AIHA Chapter MeetingAdmiral Baker's Field - 2400 Admiral Baker Rd

​​​San Diego AIHA Chapter Meeting​
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
11:30 am - 1 pm


What is it?

Six times a year the AIHA board will provide an opportunity to expand or refresh your knowledge on a given topic related to the safety industry.  The time spent attending these events are considered contact hours for your advanced certifications.  This event will be a presentation by Dr. Mason Harrell on The Biopsychosocialeconomic (BPSE) Model


Why Should I Attend?

The Biopsychosocialeconomic (BPSE) Model helps us better understand how psychological, biological, social and economic factors may be contributing to an illness or potential injury.  A better understanding of these factors, and the interplay between them, can significantly increase your ability to effectively predict and manage these kinds of situations.


Who is Dr. Mason Harrell?

Dr. Harrell is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified physician in Occupational Medicine, and Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Medical expert work with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), and the World Health Organization (WHO). He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Medical School, USUHS, in Bethesda Maryland. During medical school, Dr. Harrell investigated Dengue Fever in Iquitos Peru, and worked for two months in Mexico City at the Federal Hospital. After completing a Transitional Internship, Dr. Harrell traveled with a team of physicians to Kampala, Ghana to distribute medical supplies and lead think-tank discussions on addressing malaria. Dr. Harrell was winged a Naval Flight Surgeon in 2010 and served as the Base Flight Surgeon and Department Head of Aerospace Medicine of U.S. Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy. He served as the NATO medical liaison during the Libya conflict of 2011, and deployed to Uganda with the Marines. While at the Harvard School of Public Health, he completed his Masters Degree of Public Health and Medical Occupational and Environmental Medicine residency. Dr. Harrell’s residency included research and work with the World Health Organization Headquarters, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratories, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Liberty Mutual Insurance. Dr. Harrell is currently the Medical Department Head and Flight Surgeon of the Naval Operations Support Command, North Island and VR-57. He supervises 8 physicians, 15 nurses, 2 physician assistants (military equivalent) and 50 medical technicians (corpsmen). He is a Medical Advisory Board Member for ACOEM/MDGuidelines and a chapter author for ACOEM’s Occupational Health Guide. for MDGuidelines. He is a volunteer "House Doctor" for the San Diego Symphony and continues research with the WHO on Ebola infections in Health Care Workers. He is a proud husband of Rossella and the honored father of his daughter Celine and Eleanor.


Admiral Baker's Field - 2400 Admiral Baker Rd.

San Diego, CA 92120

Register for this event here.