WAWHI Study Personnel


Dr. Heather Fowler, VMD MPH DACVPM

Dr. Fowler has a broad background in veterinary medicine and public health. She is currently a 3rd year PhD student in Environmental and Occupational Hygiene with an interest in studying the occupational hazards of veterinary medical and animal care workers. She has authored and co-authored several manuscripts describing exposures to a variety hazards among animal workers. As the research coordinator for this study Dr. Fowler is in charge of study design, survey development and participant recruitment. Email: hfowler@uw.edu




Dr. Peter M. Rabinowitz, MD MPH

 As Director of the Center for One Health Research at the University of Washington, Dr. Rabinowitz oversees a number of studies and educational efforts related to the occupational health of animal workers, using a One Health paradigm. His recent work includes: occupational health surveys of swine and dairy workers, surveys of the human exposure risks from emerging pandemic virus threats as well as biosafety practices of people with wildlife contact in both occupational and non-occupational settings in the US and other countries, occupational health of laboratory animal workers, and risk of injury in veterinary and animal care workers. Dr. Rabinowitz is the Principal Investigator for this study.






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