TSOH Providers

We provide workplace injury prevention and treatment.

Tri-State Occupational Health provides a quality, comprehensive program in workplace injury prevention and treatment, offering 24-hour injury care and follow-up, and a full continuum of medical experts.

Tri-State Occupational Health is a joint venture of Medical Associates Clinic and Mercy Medical Center. We offer comprehensive, high quality resources in occupational health and injury care.

Effective management of occupational healthcare is critical to the success of any organization in today's business environment. At Tri-State Occupational Health, we help your company proactively prevent and minimize injuries, in addition to managing injuries when they occur.

Tri-State Occupational Health combines cost-saving strategies with quality measures to meet both your needs. Case managers and physicians welcome and encourage employers to remain involved at all levels of the healthcare continuum. Utilizing EHR, case management, and reporting systems, we can track utilization of services, patterns of injury, and associated costs.

We would welcome the opportunity to provide you with more information about the many services Tri-State Occupational Health offers. These services are offered directly by Tri-State Occupational Health or through collaboration with various partners. A partial list includes:

  • Employment Related Physicals
  • 24 Hour Injury Care
  • Case Management
  • Vaccines
  • Laboratory and Radiology
  • Industrial Therapy Services & Testing
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • On-Site Nursing and Occupational Testing
  • Medical Surveillance/OSHA Training
  • Occupational and Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Services

Erin J. Kennedy, MD, MPH

Medical Degree from University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA in 2006. Residency in Occupational Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, 2008 – 2010. Master of Public Health, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 2008 – 2010. Board Certified in Occupational Medicine by the American Board of Preventative Medicine. Certified Independent Medical Examiner. Medical Review Officer. FMCSA Certified Medical Examiner. Professional Supervisor of Audiometric Monitoring Program.

Emily S. Armstrong, PA-C

Received BSN in Biomedicine and Spanish from the University of Northern Iowa 2006. Received Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Seton Hall University in 2009. Certified in Emergency Medicine through the University of West Virginia in 2014. FMCSA Certified Medical Examiner.

Timothy J. Ehlinger, DPT

Received Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and in Spanish from Loras College, Dubuque, 1996. Received Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Clarke University, Dubuque, 1999. Received Doctor of Physical Therapy from Clarke University, Dubuque, 2007.

Kelly S. Lindblom, MSN, ARNP

Received Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Iowa, 1998. Received Master of Occupational Health Nursing from University of Iowa, 2005. Received Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Clarke College, 2011. FMCSA Certified Medical Examiner.

Julie L. Muenster, MSN, ARNP

Received Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Clarke College, Dubuque, 1996. Received Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, Clarke College, Dubuque, 2000. Board Certified in Family Medicine by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. FMCSA Certified Medical Examiner.

Lauren Lloyd, PTA

Received Physical Therapy Assistant License from Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, 2014.