Director of Operations
Dena comes to OccMedCIC with over 20 years’ experience in occupational medicine and primary care. Her work experience has been in both hospital employee health & general industry occupational health. Dena is serving as the Director of Operations and Nurse Practitioner at OccMedCIC.
Dena’s expertise includes surveillance exams, such as DOT physical exams, audiograms, respirator fit exams in addition to Police and Firefighter physical exams, post offer evaluations & immunization review. She is certified in office ergonomics as well as hearing conservation, DOT drug and alcohol screening and pulmonary function testing.
Dena enjoys working with clients to define the occupational services they need to keep their employees safe and in compliance with State and Federal regulations. Educating patients in general health care (i.e.: smoking cessation, weight loss & exercise) is a passion of Dena’s that has proven beneficial for both the patient and their employer. She has had the rewarding experience of being a preceptor for student NPs from MGH, Simmons and UMass, which will continue at OccMedCIC. Dena’s background in dance and exercise helps when reviewing and explaining body positioning to workers. Exercise is a passion and any time that can be spent outdoors is time well spent.