Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) has named Patrick J. Wolf, MBA, as its new Chief Occupational and Environmental Safety Officer, effective April 29. In this role, Mr. Wolf will be responsible for ensuring PCOM facilities and work environments are in alignment with all institutional, city, state and federal safety policies, codes and regulations.
Most recently, Mr. Wolf was the assistant director of environmental health and safety at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. In this role, he was responsible for direct management, budgetary accountability and day-to-day administration of the Operations Division. Mr. Wolf oversaw the campus’s environmental management program, waste management program, research safety program and occupational safety program.
Mr. Wolf holds a number of health and safety certifications. Recently, he served as a special assistant state fire marshal in the state of Maryland. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association and is also a member of the National Fire Protection Association, the Center for Campus Fire Safety and the American Chemical Society.
“I look forward to embarking on this new journey at PCOM,” said Mr. Wolf. “I am excited to start working with the team and to learn more about the unique needs of the College. Having worked in higher education safety for over 25 years, I welcome the opportunity to explore new solutions that best serve the PCOM community.”
Mr. Wolf received his master’s in business administration from the University of Baltimore and his bachelor’s of science in biology from Slippery Rock University. Mr. Wolf is a veteran of the US Army, where he served as a chemical corps officer. He lives in Jacobus, PA.
Founded in 1899, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has trained thousands of highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care—treating people, not just symptoms. PCOM offers doctoral degrees in clinical psychology, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy and school psychology, and graduate degrees in biomedical sciences, forensic medicine, mental health counseling, organizational development and leadership, physician assistant studies, school psychology, and public health management and administration. Our students learn the importance of health promotion, research, education and service to the community. Through its community-based Healthcare Centers, PCOM provides care to medically underserved populations in inner city and rural locations. For more information, visit pcom.edu.
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