Alisa Koval

Alisa Koval MD, MPH/MHSA is the Medical Director for the Center for Occupational Safety and Health at Denver Health & Hospital Authority. She is a Past President of the Rocky Mountain Academy of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, and currently a member of the American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine House of Delegates. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors for Building Warriors, a non-profit organization dedicated to the mental health of first responders. She is a graduate of the Occupational & Environmental Medicine Residency program at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She began her education at the University of Michigan, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology with Honors, followed by a Master of Health Service Administration. After spending a year as an Administrative Fellow at The Children’s Hospital of Denver, she went on to earn her MD from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2003. Prior to beginning her residency training, she worked as an internal consultant at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital as a Six Sigma Black Belt. She stayed there to complete her training in General Preventive Medicine & Public Health, where she received the Distinguished Housestaff Award in 2009 and during which she earned a Master of Public Health from Columbia University in 2010. Her interests include Public Safety Medicine, teaching OEM residents, and developing worksite wellness programs for employers based on the principles of lifestyle medicine.