BWC Has New Medical Director


From a Bureau of Workers’ Compensation press release this week: “The former chief medical advisor for the Ohio Industrial Commission will join the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) as its chief medical officer (this week). “Terrence B. Welsh, MD, who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, brings extensive experience with the workers’ compensation system to his role, where he will oversee all medical components of the agency and direct medical policy. “Dr. Welsh served from 2007 to 2014 as medical advisor to the Industrial Commission, which hears appeals of BWC and self-insured employer decisions. He is also a past member of BWC’s Health Care Quality Assurance Advisory Committee. He most recently served as chief of medical affairs for Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster.” Dr. Welsh is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. 8/15/2017