Surveillance & Extramural Programs by HHS Region

The information on this page shows where extramural funded activities occur within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) regionsexternal icon. Specifically, the table below details the areas covered by NIOSH surveillance activities, including the extramurally funded state surveillance programs, and other NIOSH extramural programs. These include the multidisciplinary centers: Centers for Agricultural Safety and Health [Ag Centers], Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health (TWH) and Education and Research Centers (ERCs), along with the Training Project Grants.

NIOSH Extramural State Surveillance Programs and Focus Areas and Other Extramural Programs
National Surveillance Programs* Surveillance* NIOSH Centers and Service Areas Specialty Training Programs
HHS Region State NIOSH Extramural State Surveillance Programs ABLES BRFSS (2013-2018) NOMS (1999- 2014) SENSOR Pesticides Workers’ Comp Research ERCs2 Ag Centers TWH Training Project Grants
1external icon Connecticutexternal icon Fundamental-Plus, Chemical Inhalation Exposureexternal icon X X Harvard Universityexternal icon NYexternal icon UMass Lowellexternal icon Yale University
University of Connecticut
Maineexternal icon X NYexternal icon
Massachusettsexternal icon Expanded, FACE, Occupational Respiratory Disease, Young Workers, Hospital Workersexternal icon X X X NYexternal icon Harvardexternal icon, UMass Lowellexternal icon UMass Lowellexternal icon
New Hampshireexternal icon Fundamental-Plus, Workers’ Comp & Worksite Policiesexternal icon X X X NYexternal icon
2external icon New Jerseyexternal icon Fundamentalexternal icon X X X Mount Sinaiexternal icon NYexternal icon
New Yorkexternal icon Expanded, FACE, Occupational Respiratory Diseaseexternal icon X X X 1 NYexternal icon SUNY Buffalo
Puerto Ricoexternal icon FLexternal icon University of Puerto Rico
U.S. Virgin Islandsexternal icon FLexternal icon
3external icon Delawareexternal icon Johns Hopkinsexternal icon FLexternal icon
District of Columbiaexternal icon AOECexternal icon
IAFFexternal icon
Marylandexternal icon Fundamental-Plus, Maryland Drug Policy Interventionexternal icon X X NYexternal icon
Pennsylvaniaexternal icon X X NYexternal icon Millersville University
University of Pennsylvaniaexternal icon
Virginiaexternal icon KYexternal icon Virginia TechExternalexternal icon
West Virginiaexternal icon X X KYexternal icon
NYexternal icon
West Virginia University
4external icon Alabamaexternal icon X University of Alabama Birminghamexternal icon

University of South Floridaexternal icon

University of Kentuckyexternal icon

University of North Carolina Chapel Hillexternal icon

FLexternal icon
KYexternal icon
University of North Alabama
Floridaexternal icon Fundamental-Plus, CON Sectorexternal icon X X X X FLexternal icon
KYexternal icon
Georgiaexternal icon Fundamentalexternal icon X X X FLexternal icon
KYexternal icon
Kentuckyexternal icon Expanded, FACE, Truckersexternal icon X X KYexternal icon Murray State Universityexternal icon
Western Kentucky University
Mississippiexternal icon Fundamentalexternal icon X FLexternal icon
KYexternal icon
North Carolinaexternal icon Fundamental-Plus, Blood Lead, Pesticidesexternal icon X X X X FLexternal icon
KYexternal icon
South Carolinaexternal icon X X FLexternal icon
KYexternal icon
Tennesseeexternal icon Fundamentalexternal icon X X X KYexternal icon Meharry Medical College
5external icon Illinoisexternal icon Fundamental-Plus OH Sentinels, OH Inequitiesexternal icon X X X University of Illinois Chicagoexternal icon

University of Michiganexternal icon

University of Minnesotaexternal icon

University of Cincinnatiexternal icon

IAexternal icon ILexternal icon
Indianaexternal icon X X Purdue University
Michiganexternal icon Expanded, FACE, Occupational Respiratory Diseaseexternal icon X X X X X
Minnesotaexternal icon Fundamentalexternal icon X X IAexternal icon
MNexternal icon
NEexternal icon
Ohioexternal icon X X Ohio State Universityexternal icon
Ohio Universityexternal icon
University of Toledo
Wisconsin3external icon Fundamental external icon X X X IAexternal icon
MNexternal icon
WI3external icon
University of Wisconsin-Stout
6external icon Arkansasexternal icon University of Texas Health Science Center at Houstonexternal icon TXexternal icon
Louisianaexternal icon Fundamental-Plus, Heat-related Illnessexternal icon X X X X TXexternal icon Tulane University
New Mexicoexternal icon Fundamental-Plusexternal icon X X X X TXexternal icon
Oklahomaexternal icon X TXexternal icon University of Oklahoma
Texasexternal icon Fundamental-Plus, Pesticide Illnessesexternal icon X X X TXexternal icon Texas A&M
UT-Tyler external icon
7external icon Iowaexternal icon Fundamentalexternal icon X X X University of Iowaexternal icon IAexternal icon
MNexternal icon
NEexternal icon
IAexternal icon
Kansasexternal icon X X X IAexternal icon
NEexternal icon
Missouriexternal icon X IAexternal icon
KYexternal icon
NEexternal icon
Nebraskaexternal icon Fundamental-Plus, Occupational Poisoning, Agricultureexternal icon X X X IAexternal icon
MNexternal icon
NEexternal icon
8external icon Coloradoexternal icon Fundamental-Plus, Oil & Gas Sectorexternal icon X X X University of Colorado Denverexternal icon

University of Utahexternal icon

COexternal icon COexternal icon
Montanaexternal icon Fundamentalexternal icon X X COexternal icon Montana Techexternal icon
North Dakotaexternal icon X X COexternal icon
IAexternal icon
MNexternal icon
NEexternal icon
South Dakotaexternal icon COexternal icon
IAexternal icon
MNexternal icon
NEexternal icon
Utahexternal icon X X X COexternal icon
Wyomingexternal icon X X COexternal icon
9external icon American Samoaexternal icon University of Utahexternal icon

University of California Berkeleyexternal icon

University of California Los Angelesexternal icon

Arizonaexternal icon X X 1 CAexternal icon University of Arizonaexternal icon
Californiaexternal icon Expanded, FACE, Pesticide Illnesses, Occupational Respiratory Diseaseexternal icon X X X X CAexternal icon
Hawaiiexternal icon X X X CAexternal icon
Nevadaexternal icon X CAexternal icon
10external icon Alaskaexternal icon X X University of Washingtonexternal icon WAexternal icon AMSEAexternal icon
Idahoexternal icon X X WAexternal icon
Oregonexternal icon Expanded, FACEexternal icon X X X WAexternal icon ORexternal icon Portland State
Washingtonexternal icon Expanded, FACE, Occupational Respiratory Disease, Home Healthcare, Truckersexternal icon X X X X WAexternal icon
FACE: Fatality Assessment, Control & Evaluation. 1 Arizona and New York participated in the past. 2 There are 18 ERCs with impacts that may reach beyond their respective HHS region.
* “X” indicates NIOSH extramural activity.
Fundamental: Collect, analyze, interpret a minimum of 15-20 occupational health indicators. Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES) 3 The National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety located in Wisconsin is national in scope.
Fundamental-Plus: Adds priority evidence-based 1) topic for in-depth follow-up and 2) area for focused intervention activities. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
Expanded: Adds targeted surveillance on selected Priority Focus Areas. National Occupational Mortality Surveillance (NOMS)
Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risk (SENSOR)
Page last reviewed: May 2, 2019