NWCOHS Faculty Research

NWCOHS Faculty Research Scope and Emphases

(Please see Program Faculty for details on faculty member's research)

Occupational Exposure Assessment

  • Chemical
  • Physical
  • Biological
  • Psycho-social

Methodology

  • Detection
  • Distributed Sensors
  • Biomarkers
  • Modeling
  • Injury Surveillance
  • Outcomes Research

Health Effects

  • Neurologic
  • Cancer
  • Reproductive (developmental)
  • Cardiovascular
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Acute Injury
  • Mental Health
  • Physiological Stress Response

Control Measures

  • Safe Technologies (e.g., "Green" Chemistry)
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Engineering Controls
  • Workplace Health Promotion
  • Health Education

Research Approaches

  • Exposure Assessment
  • Epidemiology
  • Risk Assessment
  • Intervention Trials
  • Controlled Human and/or Animal Experiments
  • Health Services Research
  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis
  • Survey Research
  • Mixed Methods (Quantitative/Qualitative)
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Qualitative Research
  • Program Evaluation

Clinical Responses to Injury/Exposure

  • Clinical Assessment
  • Recovery and Return to Work
  • Outcomes Related to Access to Health Care and Health Care Quality

Emerging Issues

Policies and Populations

  • Immigrants and Special Populations at Risk
  • Children and the Aging Workforce
  • Globalization and Work
  • Regulatory Effectiveness
  • Workers’ Compensation Systems
  • Access to Health Care
  • Underreporting