Faculty

Directors

Jack Tigh Dennerlein, Ph.D. SMME (Co-Program Director)\
Adjunct Professor of Ergonomics and Safety, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Bouvé College of Health Sciences
Research Area:  Ergonomics, Occupational Biomechanics, Injury Prevention

David A. Lombardi, Ph.D. (Co-Program Director)
Instructor of Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Principal Research Scientist, Center for Injury Epidemiology, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Research Area: Injury Epidemiology and Prevention, Fatigue and Safety

Core Faculty

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

David Christiani, MD, MPH, MS
Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics
Department of Environmental Health
Department of Epidemiology
Research Areas: Occupational Injury Epidemiology, Occupational lung diseases, Environmental agents and allergic airways disease

Theodore Courtney, MS, CSP
Instructor
Department of Environmental Health
Director , Center for Injury Epidemiology at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Research Area: Injury surveillance, injury epidemiology, ergonomics

Robert Herrick, ScD
Senior Lecturer on Industrial Hygiene;
Deputy Director, Harvard Education and Research Center
Department of Environmental Health, HSPH
Research Area: Industrial Hygiene, Injury Prevention

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

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.

Glorian  Sorensen, Ph.D.
Professor of Society, Human Development and Health, Department of Society Human Development and Health, HSPH
Director, Dana-Farber’s Center for Community-Based Research
PI, HSPH Center for Work, Health, and Wellbeing
Research Areas: Worksite- and community-based research in cancer prevention and control, testing the effectiveness of interventions targeting individual and organizational change