NSC Physician Speakers Bureau: Dr. Thomas Hysler
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Dr. Thomas Hysler, M.D., MPH, is the chief medical officer for the Houston Area Safety Council. Dr. Hysler graduated from Louisiana State University with a bachelor of arts degree, the University of Texas with a master in public health, and Ross University with a doctor of medicine. Dr. Hysler completed his residency in occupational medicine at the University of Texas, training at companies such as Shell, Chevron and ExxonMobil. He has been practicing occupational medicine since 2007. He is board certified in occupational medicine, a rare credential to obtain in the United States.
Dr. Hysler is a certified medical review officer, disability and impairment rating examiner, DOT NRCME examiner and also teaches a half-day course on OSHA Recordability (19OSHA). He is the medical director for multiple contractor companies and is frequently requested to speak at a variety of local, regional and national conferences, such as National VPPPA, National Safety Council Congress, Texas Chemical Council and the American Society of Safety Engineers . Dr. Hysler also sits on the Residency Advisory Committee for the University of Texas Occupational and Environmental Residency program.