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New Physician to Help Meet Workforce Medical Needs


A physician with a background in occupational and environmental medicine is the new medical director at Adventist Health / JobCare sites in Hanford, Selma and Reedley.

Dr. James Dunn II is available to help meet the medical needs of the workforce in the Central Valley. His services include jobsite evaluations, driver physicals and treatment and evaluation of worksite injuries.

Dr. Dunn is a retired Naval Medical Officer. He served three tours in Iraq during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, providing medical care for Marines.

“After 28 years of service, I decided it was time to retire from the Navy,” says Dr. Dunn. “I’m enjoying this opportunity to serve with Adventist Health.”

Dr. Dunn grew up in Orchard Park, N.Y. He was raised by two doctors – his mom was a pathologist and his dad is a surgeon who practices in Tucson, Ariz.

Originally wanting to be a quantitative chemist, Dr. Dunn attended Allegheny College and earned his bachelor’s degree in science. He had a change of heart after several job interviews and decided to attend medical school. He earned his doctorate from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed his residency training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine from Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md., where he also earned a Master of Public Health.

“I enjoy the diversity of occupational medicine,” he says. “It’s an area where you work on injuries and worker safety and try to ensure a safer workplace for employees.”

Dr. Dunn may be reached at the Reedley JobCare site, with a phone number of (559) 391-3760.