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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 18, 2019
Saratoga Hospital Names Head of Occupational Medicine,
Patients, employees benefit from Dr. Michael G. Holland’s
30 years of experience
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, June 18, 2019—Dr. Michael G. Holland has been named medical director of occupational medicine and employee health at Saratoga Hospital and has joined Saratoga Hospital Medical Group – Occupational Medicine.
Holland has more than 30 years of experience in occupational and emergency medicine and is an expert in medical toxicology. He lectures extensively in the U.S. and abroad on topics including occupational and environmental toxicology, indoor air quality, pulmonary toxicology, drug and alcohol impairment, post-mortem toxicology and cause-of-death analysis.
Most recently, Holland was in practice at the Glens Falls Hospital Center for Occupational Health. Early in his career, he was on the medical staff at Saratoga Hospital, “so this move is like coming home again,” he said.
In his new role, Holland oversees a comprehensive occupational medicine program that meets the needs of area businesses and their employees. Services focus on workplace health and safety, with an emphasis on prevention. Holland also heads up similar services for Saratoga Hospital and its employees.
“Dr. Holland has extensive experience, impressive knowledge and impeccable credentials. Equally important, he has earned the respect, trust and admiration of colleagues, clients and patients. That makes him an ideal choice to fill this increasingly important role,” said Dr. Richard Falivena, vice president and chief medical and physician integration officer at Saratoga Hospital. “We are thrilled to have him back on the Saratoga Hospital team.”
Holland is a clinical professor of emergency medicine, on the faculty of the Medical Toxicology Fellowship Training Program, and a consulting medical toxicologist at the Upstate New York Poison Center, all at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. He also is a senior medical toxicologist at the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health in Little Rock, Arkansas, and has served on the American Industrial Hygiene Association Emergency Response Planning Committee for 14 years.
Holland is board certified in occupational medicine and emergency medicine. In addition, he has earned subspecialty board certification in addiction medicine, medical toxicology and undersea and hyperbaric medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, American College of Emergency Physicians, American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, American College of Medical Toxicology and European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists.
A graduate of Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel University College of Medicine), Holland completed an internship at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine and a residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Jersey.
For more information on occupational medicine services at Saratoga Hospital, go to www.saratogahospital.org.
About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. The hospital’s multispecialty practice, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, provides care at more than 20 locations, ensuring easy access to programs and services that can have the greatest impact on individual and community health. Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2004. Through its affiliation with Columbia Memorial Health and Albany Med, Saratoga Hospital is part of the largest locally governed health system in the region. For more information: www.saratogahospital.org or www.facebook.com/SaratogaHospital.
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