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OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
The Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology (OEE) training program provides support for training in the epidemiology of diseases related to the working or natural environment. The purpose of the OEE is to provide doctoral-level training to the next generation of independent public health scientists in academia, governmental agencies, private industry, and non-governmental organizations who will address emerging and re-emerging occupational health problems of working people in the United States and globally, and master’s level training to individuals who will practice in the occupational health arena.
Degree Options: PhD
Program Directors: Bruce Alexander, PhD, Hyun Kim, ScD, and Rich MacLehose, PhD
OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NURSING
The Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing (OEHN) program prepares future leaders dedicated to the health and safety of people at work, their families, and the general community environment.
Degree Options: MS, MPH, PhD
Program Director: Carolyn Porta, PhD, MS, MPH, RN
OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE
The goal of the Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) Residency Training Program is to train physicians who will improve the health and safety of workers and be able to practice in a wide range of venues including government agencies, corporate health departments, clinical practice, or academia.
Degree Options: MPH
Academic Program Director: Beth Baker, MD, MPH, FACMT, FACOEM
Residency Program Director: Zeke McKinney, MD, MHI, MPH, FACOEM
The Occupational Hygiene program focuses on the health and safety of people at work, the community at large, and the environment. Specific concerns are with the recognition, evaluation and control of potential workplace hazards, including chemical, physical and biological agents; and the potential health threats of these agents to the community and the environment.
Degree Options: MS, PhD
Program Director: Peter Raynor, PhD
OCCUPATIONAL INJURY PREVENTION
Occupational Injury Prevention incorporates advanced training through curriculum and trainee research opportunities that involve multidisciplinary collaborations with experts in occupational injury epidemiology, engineering and human factors/ergonomics, safety, medicine, and the social sciences including occupational psychology.
Degree Options: PhD
Program Directors: Hyun Kim, ScD and Bruce Alexander, PhD
The Occupational Safety (OS) Training Program prepares safety professionals to be ready to respond to employee and organizational safety needs in both small and large companies, within a wide range of public, private, and governmental entities. The curriculum is an intensive training program focused on the application of established OSH principles to prevent, reduce or control a wide range of OSH hazards. The curricula ensure that students obtain the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to become occupational safety leaders. Required and elective courses focus on the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of workplace hazards.
Degree Options: MEHS
Program Directors: Katie Schofield, PhD, CSP, ARM