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Occupational Injury Prevention Research Training

Faculty Information


Primary Faculty and Staff



Susan G Gerberich, PhD
Director, Occupational Injury Prevention Research Training (OIPRT), Leon S. Robertson Professor in Injury Prevention, Mayo Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota

Specialties: epidemiology; injury epidemiology; occupational safety and health; violence; agricultural injuries

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Marizen Ramirez

Marizen R Ramirez, PhD
Co-Director, Occupational Injury Prevention Research Training (OIPRT); Associate Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota

Specialties: injury epidemiology; intervention evaluation; pediatric injuries; occupational injuries; violence

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Bruce Alexander, PhD
Professor and Division Head, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota

Specialties: epidemiology; injury; chronic diseases

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Timothy R. Church, PhD
Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota

Specialties: biostatistics applications to ascertain bias/epidemiological studies, including injury-related

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Hyun Kim

Hyun Kim, ScD
Assistant Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota

Specialties: occupational injury epidemiology; injury epidemiology and prevention

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George Maldonado, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota

Specialties: occupational epidemiology, including injury/methodological approaches

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Andrew D. Ryan, MS
Senior Research Fellow, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota

Specialties: programmer/analyst; statistical applications/ programming analyst; measurement and methods, management

 

Supporting Faculty

OIPRTP Supporting faculty also include numerous professors who represent multiple disciplines and institutions, including: mechanical engineering; occupational medicine; occupational psychology; ergonomics and human factors; environmental and occupational health policy; safety/agricultural engineering; toxicology; injury prevention and control; outreach and curriculum development; corporate health and safety; occupational injury epidemiology.

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Jonathan Chaplin, PhD
Associate Professor, BioProducts/Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota

Specialties: safety, engineering applications

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Jo-Ida Hansen, PhD
Professor, Psychology, University of Minnesota

Specialties: occupational/vocational psychology

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Michael P. Manser, PhD
Director, Human Factors Program, Texas A&M Transportation Institute; and
Former Director, HumanFIRST Program, Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Specialties: ergonomics, human factors



Patricia M. McGovern, PhD
Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota

Specialties: work-related violence, policy applications


Nancy Nachreiner, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota; and
Nurse Consultant, Pre-Employment Clearances and Scheduling Branch, Minneapolis Hiring Center, Office of Human Resources Management, US Customs and Border Protection

Specialties: work-related violence, return-to-work factors


Gary Olmstead, PhD, CSP, CIH
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota; and
President, Olmstead Health Safety and Environment Services, Plymouth, Minnesota; and
Former Director of Safety and Environmental Management, General Mills

Specialties: corporate safety

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Elizabeth Wattenberg, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota

Specialties: toxicology

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Allan Williams, PhD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota; and
Epidemiologist, Minnesota Department of Health

Specialties: occupational epidemiology – injury, cancer, respiratory disease

 

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