T. Warner Hudson, M.D. FACOEM FAAFP was appointed Medical Director of the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Occupational Health Facility and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Orthopaedic Hospital Employee Health Office, on March 1, 2010 and since then serves as Medical Director of Occupational and Employee Health for UCLA Health System and Campus and a medical staff member at Reagan Hospital.
Prior to UCLA, Dr. Hudson was the Director of Medical Services and Lead Physician for Cisco Systems’ Health Center in San Jose, California, which provides care for approximately 45,000 employees and dependents.
From 1987 to 2008, Dr. Hudson was Corporate Medical Director and Director of Health, Safety, and Environment for a global company; U.S.C.S. International (which became DST in 2000) based in Northern California, later Kansas City, Missouri.
Dr. Hudson is licensed in California and North Carolina and Board Certified in Occupational Medicine as well as in Family Medicine. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine in 1976 from the University of North Carolina Medical School in Chapel Hill, NC. He completed his Residency in Family Practice in 1979 at the University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. From 1980 to 1981, he did a one year Fellowship in Family Practice with a focus on Preventive Medicine, also at UC Davis Medical Center. In 1991, he completed a Mini-Residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is a fellow of both the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), is a certified Medical Review Officer (MRO) and has extensive knowledge of California workers' compensation laws, ACOEM guidelines, NIOSH, OSHA, and EPA regulations, and hospital epidemiology. He is a certified Examiner for Commercial Drivers under FMCSA and in 2011-2012 was president on ACOEM.
Following his initial Family Practice training, Dr. Hudson accepted a position as an Emergency Room Physician at Woodland Memorial Hospital in Woodland, CA where he practiced until July 1981. Since July 1979, he has worked at and held various positions at UC Davis including Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Practice as well as Volunteer Clinical Faculty and maintained his UCDMC medical staff and faculty appointments until he was recruited away from the Sacramento area in 2009.
At UCLA he serves on numerous committees including the hospital Infection Control Committees, Institutional Biosafety Committees, Steering Committee of the Healthy Campus Initiative and Pod co-leader of the Research Well Pod, Radiation Safety Committee, High Containment Lab Oversight Group, and many others. He has many journal publications including 8 since joining UCLA.