Posts by Helen Schuckers

3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®

The International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®  will bring together an audience of safety and health professionals, employers, researchers, policymakers, labor representatives and...

Staff Spotlight: Dr. Sean Rice

Each month, we feature an Institute Staff member and share with the community a behind-the-scenes through a question and answer session to learn more about their research areas, career path and...

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline changes to 988

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced this past Saturday, the U.S. 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has transitioned to 988. This three-digit...

Seat technology for commercial drivers

Commercial truck and bus drivers spend many hours sitting throughout the workday, sometimes between 8 to 10 hours per day and 40 to 60 hours per week. Low back pain is one of the most commonly...

Sleep technology podcast episode

In our latest podcast episode, we chat with Dr. Miranda Lim, a neurologist with board certification in Sleep Medicine. Miranda Lim, M.D., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in Neurology with secondary...

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Welcome 2022 summer interns!

This week we welcomed our 2022 OccHealthSci undergraduate summer interns. We are thrilled to bring back our summer interns for an in-person program. Yesterday, we hosted an intern welcome on campus...

Erin Flynn joins Outreach Team

The Institute is pleased to welcome Erin Flynn, Ph.D. as its new Director of Outreach. Erin brings extensive experience in strategic planning, public-private partnerships, employer engagement and...

OccHealthSci research areas

The Institute is dedicated to the health and safety of the workforce. Our mission is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. We promote health and prevent...