Notable Milestones in NIOSH History

Overview

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness.

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Directors
  • 2009 – Present: John Howard, M.D.
  • 2002 – 2008: John Howard, M.D.
  • 1994 – 2000: Linda Rosenstock, M.D.
  • 1981 – 1993: J. Donald Millar, M.D.
  • 1978 – 1981: Anthony Robbins, M.D.
  • 1975 – 1978: John Finklea, M.D.
  • 1971 – 1975: Marcus Key, M.D.

Page last reviewed: March 28, 2018
Content source:

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Office of the Director