Occupational Health Speaker Series 2015

Fridays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm.

January 9, 2015 – Visiting Partners Program

“Manufacturing Readiness Levels – Introduction to EHS Thread”
Susan Donaldson, MS, CHMM, General Electric Global Research Health & Safety COE Leader
“University Chemical Laboratory Safety Training: Online vs In-person Comparison Pilot Study”
Dhitinut Ratnapradipa, PhD, Assoc. Professor and Graduate Director, Dept. of Health Education and Recreation, Southern Illinois University

January 16, 2015

“Making the Business Case for Health Promotion – Total Worker Health”
Michael P. O’Donnell, MBA, MPH, PhD, Director, Health Management Research Center Clinical Professor, School of Kinesiology, University of Michigan

January 23, 2015

“Connected and Automated Vehicle Technology: Opportunities and Challenges”
Matthew Reed, PhD, Research Professor, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, Dept. of Industrial and Operations Engineering

January 30, 2015

“Ergonomics 2.0–Designing and Developing Safe, Productive, and Cost Effective Manufacturing Systems”
Bradley Joseph, MPH, MS, PhD, CPE, Global Core Systems Engineering, Supervisor Virtual Assembly, Ford Motor Company

February 6, 2015

Topic: Biomechanics of Concussion Injury
James Ashton-Miller, PhD, Albert Schultz Collegiate Research Professor and Distinguished Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering; Internal Medicine Director, Biomechanics Research Laboratory, University of Michigan

February 13, 2015

“Biological Monitoring as a Exposure Assessment Tool – My Biological Monitoring Research”
Shane Que Hee, PhD, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, UCLA

February 20, 2015

“How the System that Tracks Occupational Injuries Misses 50-70% of the Injuries”
Kenneth D. Rosenman, MD, FACPM, FACE, Chief of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Professor Medicine, Michigan State University

February 27, 2015

“Occupational Health Should Focus More on Immigrants and other Undeserved Workers”
Marc Schenker, MD, MPH, Associate Vice Provost for Outreach and Engagement, Distinguished Professor and Director, Center for Occupational & Environmental Health, University of California at Davis

March 13, 2015

“The Health Hazard Evaluation Program and Emergency Response Activities at NIOSH”
Christine West, Nurse Epidemiologist, NIOSH

March 20, 2015

“BIG DATA Environmental Epidemiologic Research Using Electronic Health Records”
Brian Schwartz, MD, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Medicine, John Hopkins University

March 27, 2015

“It’s a Small World – Global Expansion of the Occupational Hygiene Profession”
Nancy McClellan, MPH, CIH, CHMM, Occupational Hygiene Manager, EHS Governance & Sustainability, AbbVie

April 3, 2015

“Working in the Vat: Occupational Hazards in the Swine Rearing Industry”
Patrick O’Shaughnessy, PhD, CIH, Professor and Associate Head for Student Affairs and Curriculum, Director, Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety, University of Iowa

April 10, 2015

“Gender Differences in Response to Occupational Pesticide Exposures”
Jane Hoppin, ScD, Deputy Director, Center for Human Health and the Environment, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University

April 17, 2015

“Nurses’ Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs: Evidence and Interventions”
Christopher R. Friese, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Michigan