James D. McCluskey, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Education and History
Came to USF
B.S. University of South Florida, 1997
M.D. University of South Florida, 1998
M.P.H. University of South Florida, 2003
Ph.D. University of South Florida, 2008
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Inhalation Exposures Health Effects of Particulate Exposures
Respiratory Defense Mechanisms
Dr. James McCluskey is a Board Certified Occupational Medicine Physician and a PhD-trained Toxicologist. He is the Director of the USF Occupational Health Surveillance and Preventive Services Program, as well as the Medical Director of the Center for Environmental/Occupational Risk Analysis and Management at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. In addition, he is an assistant professor at the USF College of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, and a research assistant professor at the USF College of Public Health in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Dr. McCluskey completed an advanced subspecialty residency in Occupational Medicine in which the program curriculum and clinical experiences were extensively weighted towards the recognition and evaluation of complex occupation-related diseases. In addition, he has a PhD in Toxicology and Risk Assessment. Dr. McCluskey is actively involved with a research team investigating the human health effects of chemical exposure(s). His publications include articles on chemical exposures and various pulmonary conditions, as well as co-authorship of a chapter on occupational asthma. He is a frequent lecturer for public, private and academic groups. His medical practice is focused on the evaluation of medical cases involving environmental/occupational chemical, respiratory, infectious and allergen exposures.