James M. Medeiros, DO, MPH is a current Harvard Occupational & Environmental medical resident with an expected graduation date of June 30, 2022. He received a Master of Public Health in May 2021, having completed a capstone project on environmental noise pollution focused on traffic sources. He is also a member of the American Public Health Association committee for Noise and Health. Prior to entering residency, James worked eight years as a clinician in the occupational health field of Aerospace Medicine. In this senior leadership role, he oversaw an array of responsibilities to include the hearing conservation program, medical management of special operators, multi-state occupational health requirements, and chaired several working groups / committees. His background also includes training as a public health emergency officer which proved to be a critical role during the initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. James graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011 and completed an internal medicine transitional year in 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem PA. James is passionate about the intersection of noise related health consequences and preventive public health policy.