- M.D., Medicine, University of Oklahoma, 1986
- Ph.D., Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma, 1979
- M.P.H., Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma, 1974
- M.Ed., Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, University of Oklahoma, 1972
- B.S., Zoology, University of Oklahoma, 1971
- Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
- American Board of Preventive Medicine, Occupational Medicine, 1991–present
Dr. Roberts is board certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Dr. Roberts' has a wide range of experiences in clinical occupational and environmental medicine, as well as epidemiological studies of health complaints in communities and industrial settings. Dr. Roberts' corporate experience includes management of global health issues, clinical services, product liability issues, medical surveillance, fatality investigations, and health benefit plan consultations. His experience in the health, safety, and health benefits arena are especially significant given the rising costs associated with employee benefits and the importance of productivity issues in the workplace.
Dr. Roberts' professional training and experience covers a broad spectrum from public health to corporate medicine. His 17 years of experience in the Oklahoma State Department of Health brings practical public health expertise involving infectious disease and environmental health issues. From 1990 to 1998, he was Assistant/Associate Professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin's Department of Preventive Medicine. While there, he taught courses in the MPH Distant Learning Program and provided onsite support to Milwaukee based companies (Miller Brewery, Aldridge Chemical, Wisconsin Centrifugal, and Harley Davidson). From 1998 to 2003, he was the Associate Corporate Medical Director and was promoted to Corporate Medical Director of BP. He has also served on the Agency for Toxic Disease Registry (ATSDR) Board of Scientific Advisors. He has directed large-scale communication efforts relative to public health issues as well as worked with corporations to communicate health risks of products and manufacturing processes. Dr. Roberts has extensive experience in dealing with the public, both in public meeting forum as well as interviews with the media (radio, TV and newspapers).