Internal Medicine/Occupational & Environmental Medicine


Belayneh A. Abejie, MD, MPH

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Employee Health Services,
Community Medical Centers









  Medical School: Addis Ababa University
  Epidemiology Tulane University
  Residency: Louisiana State University
  Fellowship: Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Harvard University School of Public Health
  Board Certified: Internal Medicine
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
  Awards and Recognition: Research Presentation Award; American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine Academic Section and the Resident and Recent graduates Section, May 2007 Honored to work as a Chief Resident; Harvard Occupational & Environmental Medicine Program, July 2006-June 2007
  1. Sheth, Ankur; Abejie; Belayneh,; Reddymasu, Savio; Suguitan, Eden; Massive Pulmonary Emboli Presenting as Ascites, Southern Medical Journal October 2005, Volume 98, Issue 10 Supplement

  2. Abejie, et al, Asbestos Related Pericarditis in a Boiler Operator, Environmental Health Perspectives  Jan 2008; 116(1):86-9

  3. Abejie, Belayneh, How to Make The Most of Your Time with The Doctor; Valley Health Magazine, September Edition, 2008

  4. Abejie et al, Patterns of Pulmonary Dysfunction in Asbestos Workers; Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2010, 5:12;

  1. Barriers to Reporting Work Related Asthma, Massachusetts Department of Public health, Boston, MA in 2006

  2. Tuberculosis Mortality in Louisiana, Office of Public health, New Orleans, LA  in 2001

  3. Prevention of Acute Cerebral Infarction, St.  Louis University Hospital, St. Louisiana, Missouri in 1998

  4. Major Factors for Defaulting Anti-TB Treatment, Shashemene General Hospital, Shashemene, Ethiopia in 1994

  5. Prevalence of Parasitic Infestation in Under 5 Children,   Kola-Diba Health  Center, Gondar, Ethiopia in 1989