Specialty Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine Language(s) Spoken English; Spanish Joined Kelsey-Seybold September 2020 Accepting New Patients? Yes BiographyProfessional BackgroundBlythe Mansfield MD, MPH, FACOEM, is a diplomat and a fellow with the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) in Occupational/Environmental Medicine and holds certification as a Medical Review Officer. She currently holds the position of Medical Director of Occupational Medicine at Kelsey-Seybold. Blythe Mansfield, MD, has practiced Occupational Medicine since 2005. She received her bachelor’s degree from Spelman College, her master’s degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1998, her medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences in 2002, and an MPH from The George Washington University in 1997. She completed an Occupational Medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 2018. She has held positions as a staff physician and medical director in the petrochemical industry and brings expertise in complex return-to-work issues, disability case management, and chemical exposures.She has recent experience in consulting to provide medical guidance and expertise to corporations through Corporate Medical Advisors. In addition, Dr. Mansfield has recent experience in infectious disease surveillance and epidemiology. She serves as a visiting faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Occupational & Environmental Residency program and at The University of Texas at Houston where she is involved in resident instruction. Dr. Mansfield joined Kelsey-Seybold in September 2020.Professional AssociationsDr. Mansfield is a member of the Houston Health Form, the National Medical Association, and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, where she serves as Vice Chair of Corporate Medicine.Hobbies and InterestsDr. Mansfield enjoys exercise, wine and whisky tasting, international cuisine, nature, travel, reading, and music.Fun FactsThe best advice Dr. Mansfield has received is: “Be yourself! There’s only one you.”The most interesting/exotic place she has visited is St. Lucia, where she bathed in sulfur baths. Not many people may know this about her, but she’s a third-generation physician and her great-grandfather became one of the early physicians in Detroit after arriving from British Guyana.As a child, she wanted to be an architect when she grew up because she loved beautiful spaces.