Thomas Jeffrey Ferguson, Ph.D., M.D.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
- Associate Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine and Public Health (VCF)
Dr. Ferguson is an occupational medicine specialist who sees patients on campus at the Occupational Medicine Clinic on part - time basis. He has board certification in Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine and Medical Toxicology. He is a voluntary clinical faculty member and participates in teaching undergraduate classes as well as medical students in areas of public health.
Public Health Sciences
M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 1987
M.S., Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 1979
Ph.D., Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 1983
B.S., Zoology, Humboldt State University, Arcata CA 1976
Internship: Internal Medicine, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 1987
Internal Medicine, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 1987-1990
Medical Toxicology, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 1992-1994
Occupational Medicine, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 1990-1992
American Board of Internal Medicine,
American Board of Preventive Medicine, Medical Toxicology,
American Board of Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine,
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
American College of Physicians, Fellow
American Public Health Association
Honors and Awards
Occupational Medicine Scholarship Fund Recipient, 1990
Alpha Omega Alpha, 1987
Charles Senn Award in Environmental Health, 1983
Lucien Meis Award in Public Health, 1980
Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society, 1979
Select Recent Publications
Contributing section author in Poisoning and Drug Overdose, Third Edition (1999, 2001 and 2006) Olson K (ed)., Appleton & Lange (thallium and chromium).
McCurdy SA, Ferguson TJ, Goldsmith DF, Parker JE, Schenker MB. Respiratory health of California rice farmers. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 May;153(5):1553-9. doi:10.1164/ajrccm.153.5.8630601. PMID:8630601.
Bushberg JT, Westcott GD, Anderson VE, Shelton DK, Ferguson TJ, Mettler FA. Exposure analysis and medical evaluation of a low-energy x-ray diffraction accident. Health Physics (Abstracts Supplement). 1995 Jun;68:5.
Ferguson TJ. Needlestick injuries among hospital employees. Epitomes in occupational medicine. Western J Med. 1992 Apr.
Schenker M, Ferguson T, Gamskey T. Respiratory risks associated with agriculture. Occupational Medicine: State-of-the-Art Reviews. 1991;6(3):415-428.
McCurdy S, Ferguson TJ, Schenker MB. Mucocutaneous injuries at a university teaching hospital. Western J Med. 1989;150:604-608.