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Robert K. McLellan, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations:
Medical Director of Live Well/Work Well
Medical Director of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Wellness Plus

Community and Family Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute

University of Rochester, Family Medicine
Yale Medical School, MD 1978
Yale Public Health School, 1978
Yale College, BA 1973

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information:

Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Phone: 603-653-3850
Email: Robert.K.McLellan@dartmouth.edu

Assistant: Shannon Sargeant
Asst. Phone: 603-650-8124
Asst. Email: Shannon.L.Sargeant@hitchcock.org

Professional Interests:

Health and Productivity Management, Clinical Toxicology, Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, Hazard Identification, Evaluation, and Control, Building Associated Diseases, Disability Management, Functional Restoration, Complex Fitness for Duty Examinations, Substance Abuse Detection, Disaster Preparedness and Response

Grant Information:

Optimizing the Health of a Pre-Diabetic Population; Centers for Disease Control

Courses Taught:

ECS 151 Environmental Health Sciences and Policy

Selected Publications:


  • Shaw WS, Robertson MM,Pranksy, G, and McLellan RK. Training to optimize the response of supervisors to work injuries – needs assessment, design, and evaluation. Am Assoc Occ Hlth Nurses J. 2006;54:226-235.

  • McLellan R.K., Pransky G, and Shaw W Disability management training for supervisors: a pilot intervention program. J Occup Rehab 2001; 11: 33-41.

  • Kirkland KB, Talbot EA, Lasky RA. McLellan RK, Montero JT, Barry MA, McCarthy TA, Gunn JE, Pendarvis JL, Han LL, Devasia RA, Edwards KM, Jones TF, Kretsinger K, Tondella ML, Tatti KM, Brown KH, Slade BA, Wu KH, Lu X, Patel M. Outbreaks of respiratory illnessmistakenly attributed to pertussis – New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Tennessee, 2004-2006. MMWR 2007; 56: 837-842.

  • McLellan R.K. and Deitchman S. The role of the occupational and environmental medicine physician in responding to terrorism. The Clinics in Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2003;2: 181-190.

  • Ducatman AM and McLellan R.K. Epidemiological basis for an occupational and environmental policy on environmental tobacco smoke. J Occup Env Med 2000; 42: 1137-1141

  • McLellan, R. K., and Schusler KM Guide to the Medical Evaluation for Respirator Use. OEM Press, 2000.