Partners and the NIOSH 50th
Current and past partners helped to highlight NIOSH successes and accomplishments resulting from collaborations. Below are just some of the ways our partners recognized this milestone and showcased their NIOSH partnerships.
Colorado School of Public Health, Center for Health, Work & Environment
The Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health published a blogexternal icon recognizing its various accomplishments in occupational safety and health and worker well-being through its NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center and Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health®.
Millersville University held an online event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its Occupational Safety and Environmental Health Program—a program that is 1 of the 28 recipients of the NIOSH-funded Training Project Grant. The day-long programexternal icon featured presentations by leading safety professionals and panel discussions, breakout sessions, tours, and interactions with current students. The program also recognized its partnership with NIOSH during this milestone event.
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) published an articleexternal icon highlighting a few of the many collaborations between the NSSGA and its member companies and NIOSH on health and safety projects.
National Toxicology Program
The National Toxicology Program highlighted its common goals and collaborative research with NIOSH in the Environmental Factorexternal icon newsletter. A recent NIOSH Science Blog and the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s The Synergist external iconalso featured this collaboration.
Oregon Healthy Workforce Center
NIOSH Director, Dr. John Howard reflected back on the history of the institute and its important work and accomplishments in a podcastexternal icon hosted by the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center. The Center is one six NIOSH-funded Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health®.
Oregon State University
Oregon State University captured its collaboration with the NIOSH Western States Division through a timelineexternal icon. This university’s partnership with NIOSH, which is focused on commercial fishing, has been ongoing for nearly a decade.
Southwest Ag Center
2021 marked the 25th anniversary of the Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention and Education-one of 11 NIOSH-funded Centers for Agricultural Safety and Health. The Center, located at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is recognizing this milestone and its long-standing partnership with NIOSH by highlighting its successes as a NIOSH grantee in its magazineexternal icon and featured a timeline of its NIOSH-funded research in its newsletterexternal icon.
Texas Education and Research Centers (ERC) and Agricultural (Ag)Center
The Texas ERC and Ag Center hosted the first annual Southwest Centers Occupational Health Research Symposium to recognize the NIOSH 50th. This event featured pilot research studies from the Southwest Centers for Occupational and Environmental Health and for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention and Educationexternal icon.
Texas Public Health Association
The Texas Public Health Association highlighted NIOSH’s collaboration with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler in its newsletterexternal icon (p. 8). Through the NIOSH Training Project Grant, the university’s Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences Department has trained many occupational medicine physicians for more than a decade.
University of Cincinnati Education and Research Center
The 2021 Pilot Research Project at the University of Cincinnati Education and Research Center symposium featured projects summary presentations by recent awardees, a special keynote panel by alumni who currently work at NIOSH and recognition of the NIOSH 50th anniversary through discussions on various topics like the future of occupational safety and health.
University of Iowa
The University posted an articleexternal icon highlighting its decades-long partnership with NIOSH and the research and education its centers provide to protect worker health and safety. The centers are: the Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety (Education and Research Center), the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health (Center for Agricultural Safety and Health) and the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest (Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health®).
University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center
The University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center highlighted its collaboration with NIOSH through a one-pagerpdf iconexternal icon on the achievements of this partnership in workplace violence. Through varied NIOSH grants, the center has been able to address this issue, which is the third leading cause of U.S. on-the-job deaths.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
The university created a videoexternal icon to highlight the NIOSH 50th and its various accomplishments achieved through its partnerships with NIOSH.
West Virginia University (WVU)
The WVU Office of Research and Graduate Education hosted an “Afternoon of Science – NIOSH 50th Anniversary Celebrationexternal icon” that showcased the university’s accomplishments through its various partnerships with NIOSH through grants and other collaborations.