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Area of Expertise: Family Medicine
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 Thomas A. Arcury, PhD

Professor of Family Medicine

Arcury is a professor and vice-chair for research in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. In addition, he is director of the Center for Worker Health. He has received several awards, including the Mid-Career Investigator in Clinical Sciences Awards from Wake Forest School of Medicine in 2007, the Innovative Research Award for Worker Health and Safety from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in 2006, the Outstanding Researcher Award from the National Rural Health Association Researcher Award in 2004, and the Praxis Award from the Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists in 2003. He is an associate editor for the Journal of Agromedicine, a consulting editor of the Journal of Environmental Education, and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, and the Journal of Applied Gerontology.


rural health and aging, environmental health, agromedicine, migrant and seasonal farm workers, esp. pesticide exposure, green tobacco sickness, occupational skin disease, complementary and alternative medicine/integrative medicine, home remedies


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