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Margaret Cook-Shimanek, MD, MPH

Dr. Cook-Shimanek joined REOH in 2016 and is board certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. After completing a Bachelor of the Arts in biology at the University of Montana, Missoula in 2000, she went on to receive a Doctor of Medicine from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Cook-Shimanek completed Public Health and Preventive Medicine residency training at the University of Colorado and received her Master of Public Health in epidemiology from the Colorado School of Public Health in 2013. Dr. Cook-Shimanek then completed Occupational and Environmental Medicine residency training at the University of Colorado in September of 2015. During residency training, Dr. Cook-Shimanek published on a variety of occupational and prevention focused topics, see the list here.  In 2017, the Montana Department of Labor and Industry contracted with Dr. Cook-Shimanek to perform the functions of the Co-Medical Director position and to update the Montana Utilization and Treatment Guidelines.   She is also a member of the External Advisory Board for the University of Washington Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety.  Prior to joining REOH, she worked as a treating occupational medicine physician at Saint Alphonsus Medical Group in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Cook-Shimanek is board certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Public Health and General Preventive Medicine.  She is currently working with the Department of Labor and Industry to update the Montana Utilization and Treatment Guidelines and is a member of the External Advisory Board for the University of Washington Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety.

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