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ESi Welcomes Natalie P. Hartenbaum, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.O.E.M.

ESi welcomes Natalie P. Hartenbaum, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.O.E.M. to the team as a Senior Managing Consultant based in our North Carolina office. Dr. Hartenbaum is an accomplished health care professional with deep clinical, regulatory and business expertise, and nearly 30 years of experience providing workplace health and safety consulting and services to companies in a broad range of industries.

“Natalie brings highly complementary expertise to senior leaders in our Biomechanics and Safety practice as well as our other disciplines,” said Dr. Amber Rath Stern, Sr. Managing Consultant and Director of ESi’s Biomechanics practice. “She is a nationally recognized expert in occupational fitness for duty, with a special focus on transportation, including commercial vehicles and rail. Natalie also has extensive experience working in areas such as banking, education, energy, healthcare and pharmaceuticals. We are excited to be able to offer her expertise to our clients.”

Dr. Hartenbaum is President and Chief Medical Officer at Occumedix, a successful consulting business where she where she provides occupational health and safety consulting services, with an emphasis on ADA and fitness for duty programs, drug/alcohol testing programs, return to work procedures, health and wellness initiatives, and compliance with state and federal occupational regulations. She is a past President of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and currently serves on the clinical and teaching faculty of the University of Pennsylvania, and as Medical Director for several companies. 

“The collective knowledge, expertise and experience we are building in our Biomechanics and Safety practice underscore ESi’s continuing commitment to safety,” said ESi President and CEO Michael Stevenson, Ph.D., P.E. “Natalie is a strong, hands-on leader with proven success executing and managing occupational health and safety training and programs for clients of all sizes. She also brings a wealth of experience driving growth in a consulting firm, with strong market entry and go-to-market strategies. This combination will be invaluable as we continue to expand our biomechanics and safety practice globally.”

As organizations of all sizes around the world embrace the benefits of protecting the safety, health, and welfare of their people, ESi is excited to welcome Dr. Hartenbaum to the team.

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