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

  • Published
  • 24 February 2020

Dr. Grace is a Vice President and Associate Medical Director. She first joined WorkCare’s Associate Medical Director team in 2013. Later, after completing another assignment, returned to our company in 2018. During her tenure with WorkCare she has provided clinical oversight and leadership for clinical accommodation, leave and absence management solutions, medical surveillance exams, injury triage and telemedicine, and Medical Review Officer (MRO) services. In addition, she has served as the Medical Director at several client companies. 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.

Dr. Grace is board-certified in occupational and environmental medicine. Dr. Grace has a strong background in the management of orthopedic injuries and she is a qualified member of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Medical Examiner Registry. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her Medical Doctorate from the University of Southern California and completed post-graduate training in a combined program through UCLA and USC.