alexis descatha
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  • Location : Garches/Villejuif, France
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alexis descatha MD PhD, Prof.

Course and current status

Medical degree :

1999      Residentship : 57e / 3650 (National, North), First in occupational health .

2002      Medical Doctor, Lauréat de la faculté et médaille de bronze (27 juin 2002).

2004      Speciality: occupational health.

2006      Graduate in Emergency medicine.

Scientific degree :

1999      Master of science, first level (Anatomy)

2003      Master of science, second level (Toxicology)

2007      Thesis (Ph.D) in Public Health. INSERM U1018, Villejuif, France.

2010      HDR (no English equivalence)

Job Experience

Residentship:

2000-2000      Hepatobiliar surgery

2000-2001      Occupational health

2000-2002      Pneumology

2000-2003      Psychiatry

2000-2004      Epidemiology

2000-2005      Emergency care

Research year 7 INSERM, Pr JC Pairon/Mme MC Jaurand (Mondor).

                        Sujet : Recherche de perte d’hétérozygotie au sein de tumeurs mésothéliales induites par des fibres dans un modèle murin.

2003-2004    Occupational health

Assistant

2004-      2008          Assistant Hospitalo-Universitaire, Occupational health, Pr J Ameille, R. Poincaré Teaching hospital AP-HP (Garches).

MCU-PH (Associated professor)

2008-    2013  Occupational health, Pr J Ameille, R. Poincaré Teaching hospital UVSQ (Versailles and St Quentin University) AP-HP (Garches).       UVSQ INSERM U1018, Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Epidemiology of occupational and social determinants of health, F-94807, Villejuif, France

PU-PH (full-time Professor)

2013-          Occupational health - Head of the Unit, R. Poincaré Teaching hospital UVSQ (Versailles and St Quentin University) AP-HP (Garches).    Member of the  “Population-Based Epidemiological Cohorts” Research Unit (UVSQ, Inserm, UMS 011) and of the “Aging and chronic diseases: Epidemiological and public health approaches (UVSQ, Inserm UMR1168 VIMA).

Editor in Chief

2013 -         "les Archives des maladies professionnelles et de l'environnement" (Occupational and Environmental Disorders Archives-Elsevier -Masson)

Scientific summary

My major field is occupational health and I lead the occupational health unit at Poincaré Teaching hospital (Paris Hospital, Garches site, AP-HP). I am a Professor at the Versailles and St Quentin University (UVSQ). My primary research topic concerns the  epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders. I also conducts research on emergencies in occupational settings (and works in a pre-hospital intensive care unit "SAMU92"), and I am the chairman of the scientific commitee of Emergency Preparedness and Response for ICOH (International Commission on Occupational Health, http://www.icohweb.org/site/scientific-committee-detail.asp?sc=45 ).

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