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The Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, final performance report.
School of Public Health, University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas 1996 May; :1-42
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.
NIOSH-Grant; Training; Occupational-health-programs; Industrial-hygiene; Education; Occupational-health-nursing; Occupational-medicine; Educational-resource-centers
Epidemiology Univ of Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Post Office Box 20186 Houston, TX 77225
Final Grant Report
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School of Public Health, University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas
University of Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Houston, Texas
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