Meet Our Team

Manijeh Berenji, MD

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

Dr. Berenji is a double board certified physician specializing in Occupational and Environmental Medicine as well as Preventive Medicine. She is currently Chief of Occupational Health at VA Long Beach Healthcare System. She also leads the Environmental Health Clinic at VA Long Beach Healthcare System, conducting exposure assessments for veterans (including Agent Orange, Gulf War, and Open Burn Pit registry exams). She is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at UC Irvine School of Medicine as well as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in Program in Public Health, Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences. She is currently pursuing board eligibility in Clinical Informatics through the Practice Pathway. She is Vice Chair of the Health Informatics section of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and she is currently spearheading the Presidential Task Force on Digital Transformation through a Planetary Health Lens. She is affiliated with the University of California Center for Climate, Health and Equity, where she is leading efforts to enhance academic society partnerships; integrating data systems to enhance emergency preparedness surrounding climate-related events; working with community leaders on climate solutions; and developing climate curricula for medical students and residents. She is also a certified medico-legal evaluator and qualified medical examiner in the state of California.