HSPH Occupational Injury Prevention
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Core Faculty:

David Christiani, M.D. MPH (Principal Investigator)
Professor and Director, Occupational Health Program, Harvard School of Public Health
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Harvard NIOSH Education and Resource Center
Research Areas: occupational epidemiology, occupational respiratory conditions, delivery of occupational health services, occupational health policy

Jack Tigh Dennerlein, Ph.D. SMME (Program Director)
Assistant Professor of Ergonomics and Safety, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Research Areas: Bioengineering, office ergonomics, occupational biomechanics, exposure assessment of physical risk factors, human-machine interface design & human motor control.

Melissa J. Perry, Sc.D., (Co-Program Director)
Assistant Professor of Occupational Injury Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Research Areas: Agricultural health and injury with farmers and their families, pesticide use risk reduction, preventive intervention research, and behavioral epidemiology

Robert F. Herrick, Sc.D.
Senior Lecturer on Industrial Hygiene, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Research Areas: Characterization of complex exposures, interaction of individuals with a source of exposure, use of information on work task for exposure assessment in construction trade workers.

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Supporting Faculty (current full-time faculty at Harvard):

Ann Backus, MS
Director, Outreach Program, ERC
Instructor, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Research Areas: Occupational Safety, Fishing industry injury prevention and awareness.

Russ B. Hauser, M.D. Sc.D. MPH
Assistant Professor of Occupational Medicine, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Research Areas: Occupational Injury Epidemiology, Occupational lung diseases, Environmental agents and allergic airways disease, Male reproductive epidemiology

David Hemenway, Ph.D.
Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research and Control Center
Professor on Health Policy, Department of Health Policy and Management, HSPH
Research Areas: injury prevention, motor vehicle injuries, fires, falls and fractures, suicides, child abuse, and product safety

Jeffrey Katz M.D.
Associate Professor of Occupational Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Research Areas: outcomes evaluation for occupational musculoskeletal conditions, survey methodology and functional assessment, clinical care of occupational disorders.

Matthew Miller, M.D., M.P.H., Sc.D.
Associate Director, Harvard Injury Research and Control Center, HSPH
Research Areas: gun availability at colleges, the association of cigarette smoking to suicide, and the relationship between firearms and suicide

Murray A. Mittleman, M.D DrPH
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School,
Research areas: Epidemiologic methods development with applied research in precipitants of occupational acute traumatic injuries and studies of behavioral triggers of cardiovascular events.

Stephen Rudnick, MS, SM, Sc.D.

Lecturer on Industrial Hygiene Engineering, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Research Areas: Engineering control of particulate air contaminants in indoor and occupational settings and engineering control systems

Thomas Smith,Ph.D. MPH, MS, PhD (Deputy Director of the ERC)
Professor of Industrial Hygiene, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Research Areas: Evaluation of exposure-response relationships through occupational epidemiologic studies of truck drivers

Gloria Sorensen, Ph.D.
Professor of Health and Behavior, Department of Health and Social Behavior
Research Areas: Worksite- and community-based research in cancer prevention and control, testing the effectiveness of interventions targeting individual and organizational change

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Adjunct Faculty:

Theodore Courtney, MS, CSP
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health
Associate Director & Senior Research Associate, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Research Areas: epidemiology of injury, occupational injury surveillance, musculoskeletal disorders, public health policy

Jonathan Howland Ph.D., M.P.H
Affiliated Faculty Harvard Injury Control Research and Control Center
Professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University
Research Areas: drinking practices and norms at 114 work sites throughout the U.S. and alcohol's contribution to untoward aquatic events.

Tom Leamon, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Occupational Safety, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health
Research Areas: slipping and falling-related injuries, low back pain disability

David A. Lombardi, Ph.D.
Instructor, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Acting Director, Senior Research Scientist
Center for Injury Epidemiology, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Research Areas: Epidemiological methods for occupational injury causes and prevention, acute traumatic injury, components of work hours and injury risk models

Ronald Scholten, M.D. J.D.
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Research Areas: Violence in the workplace.

Gordon Smith, Ph.D.
Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Environmental Health. HSPH
Research Areas: epidemiological methods for occupational injury causes and prevention

Gary Sorock, Ph.D.
Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Environmental Health. HSPH
Research Areas: epidemiological methods for occupational injury causes and prevention

Bob Speilvogel, CSP, CIH
Visiting Lecturer of Occupational Safety, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Director of Compliance, Triumvirate Environmental, Inc.

Richard Youngstrom, CSP
Visiting Lecturer of Occupational Safety, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Health and Safety Coordinator, IUE Local 201, Lynn, MA
Director, Occupational Health (CCBR), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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