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Margaret Cook-Shimanek, MD, MPH

Dr. Cook-Shimanek is board certified in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Public Health, and General Preventive Medicine.  After completing a Bachelor of the Arts in biology at the University of Montana, 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 her Public Health and Preventive Medicine residency training and Occupational and Environmental Medicine residency training from the University of Colorado.  During residency training, Dr. Cook-Shimanek published on a variety of occupational and prevention focused topics: see the list here.  She received her Master of Public Health in epidemiology from the Colorado School of Public Health.  Prior to joining REOH, she worked as a treating occupational medicine physician at Saint Alphonsus Medical Group in Boise, Idaho.  Dr. Cook-Shimanek is a member of the External Advisory Panel for the Colorado School of Public Health Mountain and Plains Education Research Center and previously served on the External Advisory Board for the University of Washington Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety.  Dr.  Cook-Shimanek currently oversees the updating of the Montana Utilization and Treatment Guidelines and has been Medical Director for Workers’ Compensation for the State of Montana Department of Labor and Industry from 2016 to present.  
Contact Dr. Cook-Shimanek at mcs@reoh.com