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FMCSA appoints 3 experts to Medical Review Board

Posted on December 6, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) appointed three new medical experts to its Medical Review Board (MRB). The five-member board reviews FMCSA medical qualifications for commercial vehicle drivers and provides science-based recommendations on medical standards and research that address driver health.

The new board members are Dr. Brian T. Morris, associate corporate medical director, All One Health Resources Inc.; Dr. Albert James Osbahr III, medical director for Occupational Health Services, Catawba Valley Medical Center; and Dr. Gina C. Pervall, medical director for occupational medicine services, John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Services.

"Healthy commercial drivers are safer drivers," said U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. "The Review Board plays a critical role in ensuring that drivers of large commercial trucks and buses are medically qualified to operate on our roads."

Medical Review Board members are appointed to a two-year term. Members must possess expertise in a medical specialty, knowledge of transportation medical issues, experience on panels that develop medical standards and professional service and experience developing teaching programs.

The MRB was authorized by Congress in 2005 by SAFETEA-LU.

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