Occupational Health Speaker Series 2018

Fridays from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. with informal discussion until 2:30 p.m: Room 1690 SPH I

January 26, 2018

“Surgical Ergonomics: The Operating room as an Ergonomics Lab”
Susan Hallbeck, PhD, PE, CPE, Professor, Department of Health Sciences Research, Rochester, MN
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February 2, 2018

“Possible Health Impacts of Metal Mining and Processing in Katanga (Democratic Republic of the Congo)”
Benoit Nemery, MD, PhD, MSc, Professor, KU Leuven
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February 9, 2018

Treatment gaps and policies influencing mental health and employment
Kara Zivin, PhD, Professor, Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan
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February 16, 2018

Occupational safety in the oil and gas industry—Developing a model of research, practice, and outreach that facilitates outcomes
Camille Peres, PhD, Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, texas A&M University
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February 23, 2018

“Sustainable work: Psychological growth through good and bad work experiences”
Mari Kira, PhD, Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan
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March 16, 2018

“Emergency Preparedness Climate: a New Measure in Occupational Health”
Robyn Gershon, PhD, Clinical Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, New York University
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March 23, 2018

“Health Literacy and Worker Safety: Practical Tips to Improve Interpersonal Communication”
Grace Fortuna, EdD, RN, CHES, FAAOHN, National Clinical Manager, InGenesis
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March 30, 2018

“Ergonomics Research and Practice to Enhance Miner Safety and Health”
Patrick Dempsey, PhD, Chief, Workplace Health Branch at National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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April 6, 2018

“Making Safety Personal”
Warren Hubler, Vice President of Health and Safety Enginnering at Helmerich and Payne
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April 13, 2018

“Diacetyl and Other Flavorings – New Health Concerns for Coffee Processors”
Pegeen Smith, MS, RN, COHN-S Technical Service Specialist, 3M
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Check out seminars from previous years! 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017