School of Medicine
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94143-1378
Current Research Interests
• Health hazards of underground work at the Nevada Test Site
• Beryllium surveillance programs
• Healthcare worker injuries
Meister R.K., Zheng Y. “Biological Monitoring” in LaDou J. (ed) Current Occupational & Environmental Medicine, 4th Ed., Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill, 2007
Smith RS, Meister RK, Tsoi EK, et al. 1993. Laparoscopically Guided Blood Salvage and Autotransfusion in Splenic Trauma. A Case Report. J of Trauma 34:313-14.
Meister RK, Esquivel CO, Cox KL, et al. 1993. The Influence of Portoenterostomy with Stoma on Morbidity in Pediatric Patients with Biliary Atresia Undergoing Orthotopic Liver Transplantation. J Pediatric Surg 28:387-90.
Amsterdam EA, Ridgeway MG, Meister RK. 1986. Long-term Results of Surgical and Medical Therapy for Survivors of Myocardial Infarction.(Abstract) Clinical Research 34:2A.
Bissell DM, Lai JC, Meister RK, Blanc PD, Role of delta-Aminolevulinic Acid in the Symptoms of Acute Porphyria, The American Journal of Medicine (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.10.026.
Public and University Service
Staff Physician, Occupational Health Service Clinic, SFGH
Staff Physician, Nevada Test Site former worker screening program
Associate Medical Director, California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers’