Conferences, Webinars and Trainings
Past Speaking Engagements
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood presented "An Overview of NIOSH Total Worker Health" on July 24, 2013 during the Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Alicia Kurowski, Sc.D., Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at The Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW), presented "Physical and psychosocial health effects of nursing home staff responsible for unpaid care work" at the 8th International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (PREMUS), July 2013 in Busan, Korea.
Dr. Laura Punnett from The Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW) presented "Random effects models of back pain among nursing home workers" and "The impact of workplace factors on filing of workers' compensation claims by nursing home workers" at the 8th International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (PREMUS) July 2013 in Busan, Korea.
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood presented "An Occupational Professional's Guide to Total Worker Health" at the Miller Coors and Harley Davidson Joint Occupational Health Conference in Milwaukee, WI on August 13, 2013.
Dr. Jennifer Hall, Outreach Director for the University of Iowa Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence, presented at a breakout session on "Creating a Healthy Workplace on a Limited Budget" and serve as a panelist addressing best practices at the upcoming Quad Cities Community Workplace Wellness Workshop on September 10, 2013 in Moline, IL.
Ms. Constance Franklin and Ms. Michelle Lee spoke at Cargill's Safety Leaders Conference in Peachtree City, GA on September 11, 2013 on the topic of "Eliminating Exposures Everyday."
Nicholas Warren, Sc.D., investigator at The Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW), will present "Ergonomics and Wellness Together: Tools and Resources for Total Worker Health" spoke at the 2nd Annual Wellness Conference of the Worksite Wellness Council of MA on September 17, 2013 in Westford, MA.
John Howard, MD, NIOSH Director, provided the opening special address "Worker Health = Economic Health" highlighting Total Worker Health at the 27th National Conference on Health, Productivity, and Human Capital hosted by the National Business Group on Health held from September 25 – 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Kent Anger, Director of the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, moderated the session "Total Worker Health" at the Western States Occupational Network (WestON) Sixth Annual Meeting in Golden, CO on September 26, 2013. Ms. Chia-Chia Chang, NIOSH, spoke during the session on the topic "Integrating Health Protection and Health Promotion."
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood spoke at the American Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida on the topic of "Optimizing Total Worker Health™" in September 2013
NIOSH Director, Dr. John Howard provided the opening address of the Health, Workplace, Environment: Cultivating Connections Conference hosted by the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut on October 17, 2013.
Ms. Chia-Chia Chang presented on Total Worker Health to the American Society of Safety Engineers – Greater Tidewater Chapter in Virginia on November 1, 2013.
Jim Merchant, Center Director of for the University of Iowa Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence, presented "Statewide Employer Survey Regarding Adoption of Elements of the IOM Employee Total Health Management Model" at the 141st American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting held November 2-5, 2013 in Boston, MA.
All four NIOSH Centers of Excellence to Promote a Healthier Workforce participated in a Total Worker Health™ Panel Presentation on November 4, 2013 for the 141st APHA Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood presented "An Introduction to Total Worker Health™" at the US Southeastern Mine Safety and Health conference on November 6, 2013 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dr. Diane Rohlman, Associate Director and Dr. Jennifer Hall, Outreach Director of the University of Iowa Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence, presented a breakout session on "Integrating Total Worker Health™ in Small Businesses: Success Stories" at the Iowa Governor's Safety & Health Conference on November 7, 2013 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Ms. Chia-Chia Chang, NIOSH, will present "Total Worker Health: An Employer's Guide to Safety, Health, Wellness and Overall Employee Well-being" via a Corporate Research Group webinar from 2:00pm – 3:15pm EDT on November 21, 2013.
Ms. Chia-Chia Chang, NIOSH, will speak at the 2013 Professional Development Seminar of the National Capital Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), and the George Washington School of Public Health and Health Services on November 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. on the topic of integrating safety, health, and well-being.
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood will present "Advancing the Health, Safety and Well-being of Workers Through Total Worker Health" at the 2013 Qatar Petroleum Occupational Health Conference in Doha, Qatar, which will take place November 19-21, 2013.
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood will present "An Industrial Hygienist's Guide to Total Worker Health™ at the California Industrial Hygiene Council's Annual Meeting on December 2, 2013 in San Francisco, CA.
LCDR Heidi Hudson, NIOSH, will present on Total Worker Health at the Middletown Safety Council meeting in Middletown, OH on December 18, 2013.
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood will moderate a panel session titled "Total Worker Health Issues for High-Containment Laboratories" at CDC's 13th Biennial International Symposium on Biosafety in Atlanta, GA on January 27, 2014.
Conferences and Webinars
2nd Annual Wellness Conference of the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts at the Westford Regency Inn Conference Center in Westford, MA on September 17, 2013. www.wwcma.org. For more information, contact CPH-NEW Outreach Director and Conference Chair, Suzanne_Nobrega@uml.edu.
Experience TOTAL WORKER HEALTH live and in-person in 2014!
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SAVE THE DATE! Work, Stress and Health 2015: Sustainable Work; Sustainable Health; Sustainable Organizations will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, GA, on May 7-10, 2015.
Harvard Center for Work, Health, and Wellbeing: Strategic Solutions for Integrating Wellness and Occupational Safety and Health in the Workplace to be held January 27-29, 2014 in Boston, MA. Participants will learn to integrate occupational health, safety, and wellness into a comprehensive program that enhances the overall health and wellbeing of the workforce and reduces work-related injuries and illnesses.
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