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Francesca K. Litow, MD

Co-Director, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency

Associate Professor

- Adjunct

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Environmental Health Sciences

Center & Institute Affiliation(s):


MD , University of Maryland , 1992
MPH , Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health , 1999

Honors and Awards

Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, 1988

Tri-Beta Biological Sciences Honor Society, 1988

University of Maryland Medical School Family Practice Summer Research Fellow, 1990

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Frontiers in Research Award, 1999

Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society-Alpha Chapter, 1999

    Peer-reviewed publications: 

  • Muller JG, Bohnker BK, Philippi AF, Litow FK, Rudolph WG, Hernandez JE.  “Trends in Pleural Radiographic Findings in the Navy Asbestos Medical Surveillance Program (1990–1999).” Military Medicine, May 2005;170(5):375-380(6) 

  • Dell DM, Bohnker BK, Philippi AF, Litow FK, Rudolph WG, Hernandez JE, Hiland DA. “Navy Asbestos Medical Surveillance Program 1990-1999: demographic features and trends in abnormal radiographic findings”, Military Medicine. Aug 2006;171(8):717-22

  • Litow FK, Krahl PL. "Public Health Potential of a Disability Tracking System: Analysis of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Physical Evaluation  Boards 2005-2006" Military Medicine. Dec 2007; 172 (12)

  • Krahl, PL, Litow, FK. “Mental health disorders in a cohort of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Personnel Receiving Waivers of Medical Accession Standards” Military Medicine. Mar 2009;174(3)

  • Hammett, ME, Jankowsky, C, Muller, J, Hughes, E, Litow, F. “Physician review of workers' compensation case files: can it affect decision outcomes?” Military Medicine, Jan 2012;177(1):17-22.