Irene Grace, M.D., M.P.H.

Irene Grace, M.D., M.P.H., first joined WorkCare’s Associate Medical Director team in 2013 and, after completing another assignment, returned to our company in 2018. Dr. Grace is board-certified in occupational and environmental medicine. At WorkCare, she provides medical surveillance exam, injury triage, and Medical Review Officer (MRO) services. In addition, she is the Medical Director at several client companies. She is a qualified member of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Medical Examiner Registry. Dr. Grace is based in both Orange County, Calif., and the Pacific Northwest. She is the former Medical Director (Occupational Health Services Officer) for the City of Long Beach. While with the city, she gained experience collaborating with bargaining units, doing disability evaluations, and developing police officer and firefighter medical standards. Her experience also includes Medical Director for a private industrial clinic, medical-legal evaluations, drug and alcohol testing programs, and writing OSHA-mandated policies and procedures.

With a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Grace has a strong background in the management of orthopedic injuries. She received her Medical Doctorate from the University of Southern California and completed post-graduate training in a combined program through UCLA and USC.

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