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Matthew C. Keifer

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Matthew C. Keifer (born 1954) is the director of the National Farm Medicine Center, a co-director of the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center, and a project PI within the National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety. He is an occupational physician and internist who practices occupational medicine at the Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, Wisconsin. He is an affiliate professor at the University of Washington School of Public Health, where he was on the active faculty and served as founding co-director of the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center until 2010. His research areas include pesticide health effects, injuries and illness in agriculture, and clinical occupational injury management.

Early life and education

Keifer grew up in the Chicago area, spending summers working on the family-owned farm in Edgewood, Iowa. He majored in anthropology at the University of Notre Dame and completed his medical degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign after studying medicine for two years in the Dominican Republic.


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