UP Health System – Bell Welcomes Occupational Medicine Provider, Elaine Schuhmacher, FNP
April 12, 2023
UP Health System – Bell is pleased to announce the addition of Elaine Schuhmacher, FNP, to the Occupational Medicine team. A board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Elaine specializes in commercial driver medical exams, drug testing, immunizations, respirator medical clearance, and infectious disease testing (COVID, RSV, and seasonal flu).
“I strive to provide patient-specific care to prevent and manage long-term health conditions through listening and understanding the uniqueness of each patient. This ensures their specific treatment and management plans meet their needs and the needs of the client,” stated Elaine.
Occupational Medicine at UP Health System – Bell works for employers to include all aspects of the relationships between workplace factors and health. This includes physical, chemical, biological, social and psychological aspects. Services offered include:
- Acute workplace injury evaluation and treatment
- Department of Transportation (DOT) exams
- Drug and alcohol testing
- MIOSHA compliance exam
- Post-accident drug testing
- Return to work program
“Adding Elaine to our Occupational Medicine team is a big step in the right direction to continue to service the employers and patients within Marquette County,” said Michelle Palomaki, regional director of physician services at UP Health System. “I am proud of our organization’s commitment to making communities healthier.”
Outside of work, Elaine enjoys everything about the outdoors. “We live in a place where you can drive ﬁve minutes and have several different hobbies including biking, skiing, paddle boarding, and gathering with family and friends. The Upper Peninsula chose me, and I am forever grateful.”
Elaine joins a robust team of occupational medicine providers at UP Health System – Bell, located at 901 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 106, Ishpeming, MI. For more information about occupational medicine services at UP Health System – Bell, visit UPHealthSystem.com/Occupational-Medicine. Need a provider? Call 906.486.4431 or visit UPHealthSystem.com and click on the Find a Provider tab.