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Grant Tao, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Xuguang Tao, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

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  • Research Director, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, JHSOM
  • Professor of Medicine

Expertise

Epidemiology

Research Interests

Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology; Research Using Cancer Registry Data; GIS Applications in Environmental Epidemiologic Research; Workers' Compensation and Injuries; Nosocomial Infections; Clinical Trials; Systematic Literature Review ...read more

Background

Dr. Xuguang Tao is a Professor and Research Director in Division of Occupational Medicine, Department of Medicine. He studies environmental and occupational epidemiology involving cancer registry data, GIS applications, workers’ compensation and injuries, drug safety, nosocomial infections, clinical trials, and systematic literature review.

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Titles

  • Research Director, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, JHSOM
  • Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Fudan University (China) (1989)
  • M.S., Tongji Medical University (China) (1985)
  • M.D., Anhui Medical College - Hefei - Anhui (242-57 before 1971) (China) (1982)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Tao XG, Kalia N, Lavin R, Minor SA, Yuspeh L, Leung N, Bernacki E. Do Work-Related Lost-time Injuries Sustained Early in Employment Predict Multiple Lost-time Injuries throughout Employment? J Occup Environ Med, 2019;61(10):e422-e26 doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001683

Tao XG, Leung N, Kalia N, Lavin RA, Yuspeh L, Bernacki EJ. Is employer-directed medical care associated with decreased workers' compensation claim costs? 2018 May; 60(5): e232-e237. DOI: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001247

Tao XG, Su PY, Yuspeh L, Lavin RA, Kalia N, Bernacki EJ Is Obesity Associated with Adverse Workers’ Compensation Claims Outcomes? A Follow-Up Study. J Occup Environ Med. 2016;58(9): 880-4

Tao XG, Lavin RA, Yuspeh L, Bernacki EJ. Implications of lumbar epidural steroid injections after lumbar surgery. J Occup Environ Med. Feb 2014;56(2):195-203.

Tao XG, Kalia N, and Bernacki EJ. Workers Compensation Claims Management: An Evidence-based Approach to Measuring, Predicting, and Controlling Costs. OEM Toolbox: Resources for Occupational Health Professionals. OEM Press Inc. 2019. ISBN 978-1-883595-80-7 (Print ed) and ISBN 978-1-883595-81-4 (E-book ed).

Contact for Research Inquiries

2024 E. Monument Street
Suite 1-300
Baltimore, MD 21205 map
Phone: 410-614-5242
Fax: 410-614-2995

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Activities & Honors

Honors

  • National Excellent Teacher, China Education Committee and Personnel Ministry, 1993
  • Excellent Paper Prize, China Environmental Science Association, 1991
  • Excellent Paper Prize, China Preventive Medicine Association, 1992
  • AMTRA Award, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Eastern Prize, School of Graduate Studies, 1993
  • Excellent Ph.D. Degree Awardees, Shanghai Medical University, 1991
  • Fellowship of the International Agency on Research on Cancer, 1993

Memberships

  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2007
    Member
  • International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Research Fellowship, 1993 - 1994
    Fellow
  • International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), 1991 - 2003
    Member
  • National Cancer Registrars Association, 2001 - 2010
    Member
  • Society of Epidemiologic Research (SER), 1999 - 2008
    Member
  • WHO Global Environmental Epidemiological Network (GEENET), 1991 - 2008
    Member
  • WHO Global Environmental Technique Network (GETNET), 1991 - 2008
    Member

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Environmental Epidemiology 340.637,
    Co-Primary Instructor, 2002-2011
    JHBSPH
  • Occupational Epidemiology 340.618
    Co-Primary Instructor, 2001-2011
    JHBSPH
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