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Expanding Research Partnerships Webinar Series

Expanding Research Partnerships Webinar Series logo 2018

The Expanding Research Partnerships Webinar Series provides a forum to continue the learning and discussions on NIOSH research and partnerships from the 2017 Expanding Research Partnerships: State of the Science Conference. For a look back at the conference, click here.

This new webinar series features presentations of intramural (internal) and extramural (grant-funded) research within the NIOSH Program Portfolio. The 2018 series will kick off with three webinars scheduled on February 14, May 16, and November 14. They will all take place from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m., ET. You will also be able to access the webinar recordings for on-demand viewing on this webpage a few weeks after the webinar.

Learning Objectives

The series aims to inform and engage webinar attendees on NIOSH-funded intramural and extramural research to:

  • Increase awareness of the topic areas being addressed by NIOSH-funded research and knowledge of areas where new research partnerships can be developed.
  • Enhance and expand intramural and extramural partnership in occupational safety and health research.

Upcoming Webinar

NOTE: You MUST pre-register to attend these webinars.  Please click on the registration link below and follow the prompts to complete your registration.  You will receive a confirmation email and link to the actual webinar.

Registration: February 14, 2018

On Wednesday, February 14, the kick-off of the Expanding Research Partnerships Webinar Series will feature these exciting topics about work and health-related factors associated with injury and illness outcomes.

Register Here

Featured Speakers

Presentation Date: February 14, 2018

Ray Tapas

Tapas Ray, PhD – NIOSH
Dr. Ray is as an economist with National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Currently, he serves as the assistant coordinator for the NIOSH Healthy Work Design and Well-Being Program. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Connecticut and his Masters from Delhi School of Economics. Prior to joining CDC/NIOSH in 2004 as a Prevention Effectiveness Fellow, he taught at the University of Connecticut, worked in India as a social researcher, and at the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis as a research economist.  His current interests are economics of work stress, non-standard and precarious employment arrangement, and contribution of work towards health-related quality of life (HRQL) and well-being. His scholarly work includes numerous articles, presentations, workshops, and symposia in both environmental and public health economics. Dr. Ray also teaches economics at the Miami University, Oxford.

Erin Shore

Erin Shore, MPH – Colorado School of Public Health
Erin Shore is a Professional Research Assistant for the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health—one of six NIOSH-funded Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health®. She conducts research for projects, including program evaluation and occupational health and safety. Erin earned her MPH with a concentration in Epidemiology from Emory University. She also has a BS in Health and Exercise Science from the University of Oklahoma.

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