Chalonda K. Hill, MD, MPH, FACEOM of Southern Ohio Medical Center was elevated to Fellowship in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). She was named during the college’s annual membership meeting in Washington, D.C. in March 2011. Occupational and environmental medicine is the medical specialty devoted to prevention and management of occupational and environmental injury, illness and disability and promotion of health and productivity of workers, their families and communities. Fellow is the highest class of membership within ACOEM. It recognizes physicians who have been engaged in the full-time practice of occupational and environmental medicine and who have exhibited significant leadership in ACOEM-at both the component society and national level. Fellows have also demonstrated their expertise within the specialty by achieving certification in occupational medicine or in another medical specialty by a Board acceptable to the ACOEM Board of Directors. Fellows are eligible to serve as officers and directors of the ACOEM. Dr. Hill received her medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn. She completed a residency in Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Internal Medicine at Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, Ill. Dr. Hill’s office is located at the SOMC Center for Occupational Medicine, 1835 Oakland Ave. in Portsmouth. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 740-356-7685.