This is a small collection of the professional papers
of Dr. Hector P. Blejer, M.D., D.I.H., a diplomat of the American Board of
Preventive Medicine, certified in Occupational Medicine, with a notable career
in occupational and environmental medicine, toxicology, and epidemiology. Most
of the content stems from 1979-1989, the years that Dr. Blejer acted as a
private consultant to industry and state and federal government
Dr. Hector P. Blejer (or Hector Blejer-Pietro) was born in Caracas, Venezuela
in 1933 and was brought by his parents to Canada as a child. He earned an M.D.
from McGill University in 1958 and a D.I.H. (Industrial Medicine) from the Denne
Occupational Medical Clinic, Toronto, in 1963. He came to the U.S. and received
his medical licenses from the National and the California Boards in 1965. Dr.
Blejer became a citizen of the United States.
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Collection is open for research. Access to a few folders is restricted due to
patient confidentiality protocols.