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Occupational Health Services Research and Policy


Mira Grice Sheff, PhD, MS, OHSRP alumna, is an Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Sheff teaches courses to graduate public health and medical students on Women's Health Policy: Epidemiology & the Environment, Injury & Violence Prevention, and the Built Environment & Public Health and conducts research on work-family conflict and workplace support.

Introduction to the Program

Pat McGovern, PhD, and Bryan Dowd, PhD
Program Co-Directors

The Occupational Health Services Research and Policy (OHSRP) training program is an innovative collaboration between the Division of Environmental Health Sciences (EnHS), and the Division of Health Policy and Management (HPM) in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. The program prepares researchers that will help meet the demand for more rigorous evaluation of workplace policies and programs designed to reduce the nation’s burden of occupational illness and injury and to protect and promote the well-bring of the American workforce.

The degree provided from this program is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in either Environmental Health or Health Policy and Management. Learn more about the degree.

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