Occupational Health Speaker Series 2017

JANUARY 6, 2017

“Introduction to Seminar in Occupational Health and Safety: Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Total Worker Health”
Marie O’Neill, PhD, Professor, Environmental Health Sciences and Epidemiology, University of Michigan
W. Monroe Keyserling, PhD, Professor, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan


JANUARY 13, 2017

“Toxic Politics: The ‘Freedom’ to Experience Occupational Disease”
Adam Finkel, ScD, Senior Fellow, Executive Director, Penn Program on Regulation, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Clinical Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan


JANUARY 20, 2017

“A User-Centered Design Approach for Improving Patient Handover”
Jessie Yang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan


JANUARY 27, 2017

“The NIOSH Upper Limb Consortium Studies: What Did We Learn About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and What Should We Do Next?”
Bradley A. Evanoff, MD, MPH, Professor, Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine


FEBRUARY 3, 2017

“Precarious Employment – the New Norm? Changing Unhealthy to Healthy Work”
Chia-Chia Chang, MPH, MBA, Coordinator for Partnership and New Opportunity Development, Office of Total Worker Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Lisa Brosseau, ScD, Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago


FEBRUARY 10, 2017

“Using Interprofessional Collaboration to Build Flexible Health Workforces”
Marjorie McCullagh, PhD, RN, Professor, Director, Occupational Health Nursing Program: University of Michigan
Rick Neitzel, PhD, Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan


FEBRUARY 17, 2017

“Efforts to Address the Challenges of Integrating Occupational Risk Analysis and Cumulative Risk Assessment”
Scott Dotson, PhD, CIH, Education and Information Division (EID), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)


FEBRUARY 24, 2017

“Global Health Challenges for the Next Century”
Perry Gottesfeld, Executive Director, OK International


MARCH 3, 2017



MARCH 10, 2017

“Impacts of Workstation Adjustability on Task Performance and Injury Risk: A Case Study Using a Simulated Repetitive Drilling Task”
Maury Nussbaum, PhD, CPE, HG Prillaman Professor, Dept. of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech


MARCH 17, 2017

“Engaging Computer Vision for Ergonomics Exposure Assessment: Repetitive Motion and Manual Lifting”
Robert Radwin, PhD, Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison


MARCH 24, 2017

“The Dungeness Crab Fishermen Led Injury Prevention Program”
Laurel Kincl, PhD, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, Oregon State University


MARCH 31, 2017

Work Organization: A Preventable Source of Risk Factors for Chronic Disease
Laura Punnett, ScD, Co-Director, Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW)
Professor, College of Health Sciences: University of Massachusetts Lowell


APRIL 7, 2017

“Total Worker Health for Obesity”
MinKyoung Song, PhD, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor, Oregon Health & Science University


APRIL 14, 2017

“EHS Issues and Approaches in the Beer Manufacturing Industry”
Mary Zmuda: Senior Director, Global Environment, Health and Safety, MolsonCoors

Check out seminars from previous years! 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 20192020

For information about Past Sessions Contact:

Marie O’Neill, PhD
Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology Professor
University of Michigan School of Public Health 
Phone: 734-615-5135