Stanford University

Occupational Health Center

*** Stanford University Occupational Health Center (OHC) will close at 12 pm on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, and return to normal operations as of Thursday, July 28, 2022.***

  • For emergencies or urgent concerns: Please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department
  • For non-urgent or existing injuries: Email us at stanfordohc@stanford.edu

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The Stanford University Occupational Health Center (SUOHC) was established in 2007 to care for the occupational health needs of Stanford University faculty and staff. The SUOHC is dedicated to providing outstanding clinical care to improve the health and safety of university employees. SUOHC is a campus-based medical clinic that offers evaluation and treatment for work-related injuries and illnesses, work-related preventive medical services, travel medicine, and OSHA and departmentally-mandated medical surveillance programs for university staff.

SUOHC is committed to compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and standards governing the occupational health and safety of employees. The SUOHC works in collaboration with Industrial Hygiene, Biosafety, and Radiation Safety Officers, as well as Risk Management to ensure these standards are met. Confidentiality of employees’ medical records and test results are protected by law. SUOHC complies with all applicable Federal and State regulations regarding privacy requirements.

Hours and Location

Location of the Occupational Health Center:
Environmental Safety Facility (ESF)
484 Oak Road, 2nd Floor, Room 200
Stanford, CA 94305-8007
Phone: (650) 725-5308
Fax: (650) 725-9218
stanfordohc@stanford.edu

Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Parking:
Patients may park in any of the three spots on Oak Road designated with the sign ‘Special Permit: Patient Parking’, or in any of the Visitor metered spots in the parking lot adjacent to the building.

There are ‘Service Vehicle’ spots in our parking lot, and C-permit parking is available in both the Stock Farm and Searsville lots.

Marguerite Bus:
Take the “SLAC” Line to the ESF bus stop.

Medical Care in Emergencies and After Hours

For immediate life-threatening emergencies, call 9-911 from a campus phone (or 286 in Medical Center) and/or go to:

Marc and Laura Andreessen Adult Emergency Department
1199 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 723-5111

On-Site Services Provided

Medical Surveillance & Immunizations

Medical surveillance is the process of evaluating workers’ health as it relates to their potential occupational exposures to hazardous agents.

Medical surveillance:

  • Tuberculosis screening
  • Vision exams for laser users
  • Respirator use clearances
  • Hearing tests
  • Focused physical exams
  • Urinalysis
  • Blood tests

Immunizations:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varivax (chicken pox)
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Tetanus boosters
  • Others as required by potential work exposures

Employee Work-related Injury & Illness Care

Initial and on-going care is provided.

Services include:

  • First aid
  • Evaluation and management of work-related injuries/illnesses which may include:
    • Medications
    • Exercise/stretching programs
    • Referral to physical therapy
    • Medical treatment (e.g., splints, crutches)
    • Work status reports
    • Diagnostic testing

Examples of injuries and illnesses treated:

  • Cuts, abrasions
  • Sprains/strains (back, knee, wrist, etc.)
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Bloodborne pathogen exposures (e.g., needle sticks, blood splash)
  • Animal bites
  • Non-human primate exposures
  • Chemical exposures
  • Laser exposures
  • Radiation exposures

Reporting Work-related Accidents, Incidents & Exposures of Employees

  1. Inform supervisor.
  2. Call Occupational Health Center for evaluation: (650) 725-5308 if event involves a work-related injury or illness.
  3. Complete an SU-17.

HIPAA OHC Privacy Notice

Download privacy notice here

Who Can Use SUOHC?

Any employee of Stanford University, for work-related injuries/illnesses or surveillance.
All Stanford Hospital & Clinics employees, please call your Occupational Health Services at (650) 723-5922.

Staff Directory

SUOHC Staff

Main Line – (650) 725-5308

stanfordohc@stanford.edu

Richard Wittman, MD, MPH
Medical Director
Phone: (650) 725-5308
Email: rwittman@stanford.edu


Occupational Health Center Staff

Rich Wittman

Medical Director, Stanford University Occupational Health Center

rwittman@stanford.edu

(650) 725-5308

Steven Chinn

Clinic Operations Manager

Stanford Profiles

sdchinn1@stanford.edu

(650) 725-5306

Maria Cristina Delgado Labson

Medical Assistant

Stanford Profiles

clabson@stanford.edu

Maria Martinez

Medical Assistant

mariam4@stanford.edu

Clare McNamara

Physician Assistant

claremc@stanford.edu

(650) 725-5308

Minal Moharir

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

Stanford Profiles

mmoharir@stanford.edu

Nancy Molina-Ortega

Medical Assistant

nancym2@stanford.edu

(650) 723-6262

Anna Nemesio

Billing Specialist

anemesio@stanford.edu

Mayra Rojas-Santoyo

Medical Assistant

mrojass@stanford.edu

Sara Tien

Registered Nurse

Stanford Profiles

stien@stanford.edu


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