Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
María Lioce, MD
Areas of Expertise
- Worker’s Health
- Worker’s health
- Occupational Safety and Health
- Speaks Spanish and Italian
Scientific Program Official in the Office of Extramural Programs (OEP) / National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
María Lioce-Mata, MD, works for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) as a Scientific Program Official in the Office of Extramural Programs (OEP). Dr. Lioce plans, develops, coordinates, and evaluates extramural research activities for NIOSH. She is responsible for eleven Program Portfolios:
- Healthcare and Social Assistance
- Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities
- Immune, Dermal, and Infectious disease
- Work Organization & Stress-Related Disorders
- Communication and Information Dissemination
- Global Collaboration
- Personal Protective Technology
- Total Worker Health
From 2004 to 2012, she served as the NIOSH liaison to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in the Global Collaboration Program providing international technical assistance for workers’ occupational health. In this setting, she has worked on silicosis and on preventing sharps injuries among healthcare workers.
She has twenty-three years of experience in the Occupational Health field. Before coming to CDC/NIOSH she was an Assistant Professor at the Central University of Venezuela.
Dr. Lioce received her M.D. degree and M.S. in Occupational Health from Carabobo University in Venezuela.
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