Former Visiting Partners
Sergio Caporali Filho, PhD
University of Puerto Rico
Sergio developed a customized Probability and Statistics Curriculum for Industrial Hygiene graduate students.
Susan Donaldson, MS, CHMM
EHS safety Site Leader and Alternate Research Site Leader
General Electric Global Research – Advanced Manufacturing and Software Technology Center (AMSTC)
Susan produced a test case in which Environmental Health and Safety risk factors are accounted for at all Manufacturing Readiness Level stages.
Does my child’s car seat contain toxic chemicals?!
A rapid method of chemical hazard screening in consumer products
Jeff Gearhart, Research Director Ecology Center & HealthyStuff.org
Jeff developed a method for the rapid detection of potentially toxic chemicals in consumer products.
Beth Lamanna, RN, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Beth developed a set of presentation materials to promote the environmentally responsible disposal of unused pharmaceuticals.
Kinnus Paul, Associate Manager of Workforce Development
Detroiters for Environmental Justice
Kinnus created a Public Service Announcement (PSA) video aimed at recruiting candidates in underserved urban communities for careers in occupational health and safety.
Stephen A. Mitchell
UAW Local 974 Plant Wide Safety Chairman
and Member of UAW National Joint Committee on Safety and Health
Steve investigated the factors which lead to the under-reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses.
Cradle to grave: Occupational and environmental impacts of traditional vs. “green” after-life ritual and burial
Pamela Ortner, RN, MS, CHPN, COHN-S
Quality Outcomes Specialist/Education Coordinator
Angela Hospice Home Care Inc.
Pamela investigated the environmental and occupational health impacts of various types of after-life processes and rituals.
Chad Positano, Compliance Assistance Specialist
U.S. Dept. of Labor, OSHA
Chad created a publication to assist smaller ‘mom and pop’ producers of biofuels with navigating the Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulatory system.
Bert Schiller, CIH
Adjunct Instructor, Madonna University, Livonia, MI
Bert developed an undergraduate curriculum which balances environmental science and occupational safety and health courses.
Integration of Safety Content, Concepts and Activities in Construction Program Curriculum: A Case Study
Elbert Sorrell, Jr., PhD
Professor and Director, Risk Control Center
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Elbert developed a process to integrate safety content into existing construction courses.