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Dawn N. Castillo, M.P.H.

Dawn N. Castillo, M.P.H.Dawn N. Castillo was appointed as the Director of the Division of Safety Research (DSR) at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in July 2011. The Division serves as the focal point for the traumatic occupational injury research and prevention programs at NIOSH.

Prior to being appointed as Division Director, Ms. Castillo served as Chief of the DSR Surveillance and Field Investigations Branch, responsible for occupational injury data collection, analysis and interpretation. Ms. Castillo is an epidemiologist by training and has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and technical documents on occupational injuries. 

Ms. Castillo was the fifth recipient, in 2004, of the James. P. Keogh award, an annual NIOSH award recognizing a current or former NIOSH employee for exceptional service to the field of occupational safety and health.

Ms. Castillo received a Master of Public Health in epidemiology from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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