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James Seward, MD, MPP, MMM

Education & Training

Dr. Seward received his medical degree as well as completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine at UCSF. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine) and completed a Masters in Medical Management at Tulane University. Dr. Seward also holds a Masters in Public Policy from UCB. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF and Clinical Professor of Public Health at UCB and co-directs the Joint UCSF-UCB Preventive Medicine Residency. He also teaches occupational and environmental medicine at the UCB School of Public Health and serves as Chair of the UCSF Occupational Medicine Residency Advisory Committee.

Dr. Seward was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and a Fulbright Scholar. He is a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the American College of Preventive Medicine, and the American College of Physician Executives. Dr. Seward is also the Medical Director at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where he directs the Occupational Medicine Program.

Dr. Seward recently worked in primary health care development in Russia and Azerbaijan. His focus has been on the development of community-oriented primary care and on the incorporation of preventive health services into the clinical model. Occupational and environmental health in the global arena is another of Dr. Seward’s interests. He has also worked on health issues in Nicaragua and Mexico and has studied in Argentina.