Dr. Shilpa Gowda Selected as Top Physician of the Year in Occupational Medicine by IAOTP

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Dr. Shilpa Gowda honored member of IAOTP

New York, NY (PRUnderground) March 28th, 2023

DR. SHILPA GOWDA, Physician at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital with the U.S. Department of Defense, was recently selected as TOP PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR IN OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE FOR 2023 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership, dedication, and commitment to the industry

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, other affiliations, and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual awards gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala

With more than 20 years of professional experience, Dr. Shilpa Gowda has certainly proven herself as an accomplished expert in her field of occupational medicine. She is a dynamic, results-driven leader who has demonstrated success and professionalism throughout her entire career. Before Dr. Gowda joined the U.S. Department of Defense’s Fort Belvoir Community Hospital as a physician in 2022, her impressive repertoire of previous roles includes being a medical consultant and fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, director of occupational employee health for the Veterans Affairs Southeast Louisiana Healthcare System, and attending physician at the Maine General Medical Center.

Dr. Gowda’s Occupational and environmental medicine focuses on the impact on human health of physical, chemical, biological, social, and psychosocial factors in the home and workplace environments. The specialty encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis, and care for individuals; hazard assessment and risk management for populations; and research and policies aimed at preventing adverse occupational and environmental health outcomes for present and future generations. Evidence-based science, ethical medical practice, and an emphasis on social determinants of health are fundamental to the field.

Before embarking on her professional career path, Dr. Gowda attended Harvard University as a visiting undergraduate student from 2006 to 2007 and earned a Bachelor of Science in neuroscience from Brown University in 2008. In 2012, she received her medical degree from Brown Medical School. Dr. Gowda graduated from the University of Washington in 2016 with a Master of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. She possesses various professional certifications, including Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. In addition to being a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Dr. Gowda is also a fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Throughout her illustrious career, Dr. Gowda has received awards and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership in the field of occupational medicine. This year she will be considered for a feature article in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine and the Empowered Woman award given by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). In December, she will receive her current award as Top Physician of the Year in Occupational Therapy 2023 at the iconic Plaza Hotel In NYC.

The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “We are honored to have Shilpa as a part of our IAOTP family. She is brilliant at what she does and uses a systemized approach to help others heal, and we felt she would be an amazing asset to our network of professionals. We look forward to meeting her at the Annual Awards Gala this year.”

Looking back, Dr. Shilpa Gowda attributes her success to her value of hard work and her passion for healing people. When she is not working, Dr. Gowda enjoys playing tennis, swimming, reading, writing, drawing, and watching movies.

For more information on Dr. Shilpa Gowda, please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shilpa-gowda/


The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization that handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers, and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

For More information on IAOTP please visit:   www.iaotp.com

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