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SMHC Welcomes Uche Onuoha Medical Director Occupational Medicine

February 16, 2021

Media Contact:
Allison Kenty
207-283-7233
akenty@smhc.org

BIDDEFORD, MaineSouthern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is pleased to welcome Uche Onuoha, MD, MPH who will serve as the Medical Director for WorkWell, Southern Maine Health Care’s Occupational Health Program.

Dr. Onuoha completed an internship in Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, followed by Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center and Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, respectively. Dr. Onuoha is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and received her Doctorate at Temple University School of Medicine, both in Philadelphia. She also holds a Master of Public Health from Mount Sinai School of Medical, New York. Since completing her training 9 years ago, Dr. Onuoha has practiced Occupational and Environmental medicine in large hospital based networks in New York and Pennsylvania.

“I believe that being well and living in a healthy environment are essential to life and performing work,” said Dr. Onuoha. “As an occupational and environmental physician, I consider it a rewarding privilege to treat work related and environmental illnesses/injuries because it supports people in restoring their health and empowering them to optimally re-engage with their work and environment.”

Southern Maine Health Care's WorkWell program offers a comprehensive variety of local occupational health services designed to maximize worksite safety and employee health and productivity. WorkWell provides leading-edge prevention, evaluation, rehabilitation, and education-based occupational health services. Dr. Onuoha will see patients at both the Biddeford and Sanford locations. Learn more at www.smhc.org/workwell 

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About Southern Maine Health Care
Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) is an award-winning health care organization that includes a full service, acute care medical center in Biddeford and a medical center in Sanford with York County’s only inpatient behavioral health unit. Both medical centers offer 24/7 Emergency care, surgical and diagnostic services. SMHC offers primary care, specialty care, outpatient diagnostic and therapy services across York County and Walk-In Care centers in Kennebunk, Saco, Sanford and Waterboro. SMHC is Joint Commission accredited and is part of the MaineHealth system, a growing family of health care services in northern New England with a non-profit mission dedicated to “improving the health of our patients and communities by providing high-quality affordable care, educating tomorrow's caregivers, and researching better ways to provide care.” To learn more, visit www.smhc.org.

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