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Gregory Wagner, MD

Dr. Gregory Wagner is an Adjunct Professor of Environmental Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where he teaches about the science behind occupational and environmental policies and regulations and the limits of regulatory health protective strategies.

Until 2017, he worked at the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), where he served as senior advisor to the director of NIOSH, directed the Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, led the process creating a National Occupational Research Agenda, and developed and led the WorkLife Initiative. He has worked closely with both the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labor Organization (ILO) to stimulate and support international efforts to better recognize and prevent lung diseases from work and improve screening and surveillance practices. Board certified in internal medicine and public (occupational) health, Dr. Wagner has practiced rural primary care medicine and taught both medicine and public health.