University of California
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
• 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
• 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.
• 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.
•  Blanc PD. How Everyday Products Make People Sick: Toxins at Home and in the Workplace. Updated and Expanded. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009
• 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).
• 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,