Paul Blanc

Paul D. Blanc, MD, MSPH

Professor of Medicine
Endowed Chair in Occupational and Environmental Medicine
School of Medicine
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94143-0924
Current Research Interests
• Epidemiology of occupational lung disease
• Asthma outcomes
• Occupational toxicology
• History of occupational
Key Publications
Shtraichman O, Blanc PD, Ollech JE, Fridel L, Fuks L, Fireman E, Kramer MR. Outbreak of autoimmune disease in silicosis linked to artificial stone. Occup Med (London) 2015; 65(6):444- 50.

Balmes JR, Cisternas M, Quinlan PJ, Trupin L, Lurmann FW; Katz PP, Blanc PD. Annual average ambient particulate matter exposure estimates, measured home particulate matter, and hair nicotine are associated with respiratory outcomes in adults with asthma. Environ Res 2014; Feb 129: 1-10.

Blanc PD, Dolan B., eds. At Work in the World: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health. (San Francisco: Perspectives in Medical Humanities, University of California Medical Humanities Press, 2012).

Torén K, Blanc PD. Asthma caused by occupational exposures is common - A systematic analysis of estimates of the population-attributable fraction. BMC Pulmonary Med 2009 Jan 29; 9:7

Blanc PD. How Everyday Products Make People Sick: Toxins at Home and in the Workplace. Updated and Expanded. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009
Management of Clinical Occupational Health Problems (with Barbara Burgel)
Course leader, annual OEM CME course (UCSF)

Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar
Fulbright Award
Jubilee Medal, Swedish Medical Society, Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Elected Fellow, Collegium Ramazzini
Snell Memorial Lecturer, British Respiratory Society (2011) Winter Meeting
Jarsolav Teisinger Medal, Society of Occupational Medicine, Czech Medical Society (2013)
Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University (2013-4)

Public and University Service
Member, Scientific Review Panel, Air Resources Board
Member, Academic Editorial Committee,