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The Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, final performance report.

Authors
Whitehead-LW
Source
School of Public Health, University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 1996 May; :1-42
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00232299
Abstract
Academic training has been provided by the Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health in Houston, Texas in the areas of industrial hygiene, occupational health for nurses, occupational medicine, and safety engineering and hazardous substance training. Courses were offered in theory and practice in the specialties, and joint course work was included in occupational and environmental health, along with the principle disciplines of public health including epidemiology, biostatistics, behavioral sciences, and management and policy sciences. The continuing education program and outreach program of the center offered courses in a five state region to those practicing in the field of occupational health along with professionals in related disciplines, paraprofessionals and technicians. Focus has also been expanding in the areas of infection control, ergonomics, and industrial hygiene. Grants and stipends available for participants in the program were discussed. The strongest program in the industrial health division was that of exposure assessment and related work with epidemiologic studies and other health effects activities.
Keywords
NIOSH-Grant; Training; Occupational-health-programs; Industrial-hygiene; Education; Occupational-health-nursing; Occupational-medicine; Educational-resource-centers
Contact
Epidemiology Univ of Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Post Office Box 20186 Houston, TX 77225
Publication Date
19960501
Document Type
Final Grant Report
Funding Amount
1524526
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1996
NTIS Accession No.
PB97-113724
NTIS Price
A04
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-T42-OH-07085
NIOSH Division
OEP
Source Name
School of Public Health, University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas
State
TX
Performing Organization
University of Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Houston, Texas
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