Seminars and Events

The Harvard-NIOSH ERC sponsors a seminar series during the academic year designed to disseminate research findings in occupational and environmental health and safety. Monday ERC Seminars are delivered by invited external practicing experts, Friday Research Seminars are delivered by HSPH doctoral and postdoctoral students, and Friday Grand Rounds are delivered by HSPH resident physicians and external expert physicians. Non-Harvard affiliates who want to attend and anyone who wants to be added to the email notification list should contact Ann Backus at abackus@hsph.harvard.edu.

The seminar series is also sponsored by the Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, the Harvard NIEHS Center for Environmental Health (P30 ES000002), the Department of Environmental Health, and funded in part by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Seminar dates and rooms 2014-2015

Web-streamed Grand Rounds 2007-Present

Grand Rounds

Required for all first and second year Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residents; required for Occupational Heath Nursing students except when clinical responsibilities conflict; and recommended for all occupational health masters and doctoral students.

Location: Kresge 502 (Please check posters around HSPH or contact Ann Backus at 617-432-3327 or abackus@hsph.harvard.edu)
Time: 12:30 pm ~ 1:20 pm
Lunch available or bring yours.

Research Seminars

Held Fridays; Alternates with Grand Rounds

Monday, November 3rd: Eating and Leisure-Time Physical Activity in the Context of Work Organization
Jessica A. Williams, Ph.D., M.A., Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, Harvard School of Public Health

Required and recommended as for Grand Rounds.

Location: Kresge 502 (Please check posters around HSPH or contact Ann Backus at 617-432-3327 or abackus@hsph.harvard.edu)
Time: 12:30 pm ~ 1:20 pm
Lunch available or bring yours.

ERC Seminars

Held Mondays; Alternates with seminars sponsored by ES&E

Friday, November 7th: The Link Between the Psychosocial Work Environment and Work Engagement and Operational Quality: Evidence From an Offshore Oil and Gas Platform

Nicholas Andreou, Doctoral Candidate, Centre for Organisational Health and Development, Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham

Metal Fume Exposure, Global Metabolic Profiling, and Reduced Heart Rate Variability

Yongyue Wei, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology (EOME) Program Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health

Required for all first year residents and expected of practicum year residents, nursing students, masters, and doctoral students when course and clinical schedules allow.

Location: FXB G12 (Please check posters around HSPH or contact Ann Backus at 617-432-3327 or abackus@hsph.harvard.edu)
Time: 12:30 pm ~ 1:20 pm
Lunch available or bring yours. Please bring your own drinks.


If seminar titles are not posted here, please see the notices posted outside Room 1-1402.