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OIP Careers

Occupational Injury Prevention (OIP) graduates are employed in academic and research positions in various institutions including academic, corporate and industrial settings, health agencies, and health care facilities.

Here is a sampling of job titles and employers of our graduates:


  • Epidemiologist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota and Coordinator, Polytrauma and Blast-Related Injuries QUERI, Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research Veterans’ Administration Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, Environmental Sciences, including occupational health and safety
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Associate Professor, College of Public Health, Occupational Safety and Health, Chang Jung University, Taiwan
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • UX Researcher, Human Centered Design Institute, Emerson Electric Company, Fortune 500 American Multinational Company
  • Consultant, Injury/Occupational Injury Prevention – New South Wales, Australia
  • Coordinator, Employee and Patient Safety, Allina Corporation, Minnesota
  • Epidemiology Consultant, Minnesota
  • Epidemiologist; Program Director, Tauri Group, Washington DC
  • Epidemiologist: Head – Epidemiology, Dow Corning Corporation, Public Affairs/Food and Drug Administration Liaison, Midland, Michigan
  • Post-Doctoral Scholar, University of Alabama
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Illinois – Chicago
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health and Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Research Project Director, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
  • Research/Safety Engineering Manager, Technology Laboratory, Nike, Beaverton, Oregon
  • State Program Administrative Principal, Minnesota Department of Human Services, Injury/Illness Data Analyst
  • Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota-Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Manager, Injury Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Assistant Professor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Consultant, Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnatti, Ohio
  • Research Analysis Specialist, Senior Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Associate Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine; Core Investigator, Portland Center for the Study of Chronic, Comorbid Mental and Physical Disorders, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
  • Section Chief, Research and Evaluation, California Department of Public Health, Licensing and Certification, Sacramento, California
  • Assistant Professor, Health Studies, Chicago State University, Chicago, Illinois


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Management and Marketing, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Professor, Hacettepe University, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Ankara, Turkey
  • Professor, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Taejon, Korea