National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS)

Opening and Closing Plenaries

Opening Plenary

The theme for the Opening Plenary was Advancing Occupational Injury Research through Integration and Partnership.

John M. Howard, M.D.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

David Michaels, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Secretary of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Deborah A. P. Hersman, M.S.
President and CEO
National Safety Council

Thomas F. Cecich, CSP, CIH
Senior Vice President
American Society of Safety Engineers
TFC & Associates

Closing Plenary

The theme for the Closing Plenary was Research-to-Practice: Partnering throughout the Research Process.

Scott Schneider, CIH
Director, Occupational Safety and Health
Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America

Cindy DePrater
Vice President, Environmental Health and Safety
Turner Construction Company

Brad Boehler
Linamar Skyjack Group

Letitia Davis, ScD, EdM
Director, Occupational Health Surveillance Program
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Joan Mazur, PhD
Professor, College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction
University of Kentucky, Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention

Page last reviewed: November 18, 2014 (archived document)