Musculoskeletal Health Council

Council Members

The Council has two co-chairs, one from the NIOSH Musculoskeletal Health Program and one from a partner organization. The NIOSH program coordinator and assistant coordinator also help to facilitate the work of the Council. Members attend meetings and participate in workgroups. Contact the Co-Chair or NORA Coordinator with questions, comments or to volunteer.

Current Members

Name Organization
Bradley Evanoff
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Jack Lu
Co-chair, NIOSH Program Manager
Jessica Ramsey
NIOSH Program Coordinator
Brent Baker
NIOSH Program Assistant Coordinator
Kate Ackerman The Boeing Company
Benjamin Amick Florida International University
Kari Babski-Reeves Mississippi State University
Debbie Berkowitz National Employment Law Project
Bill Boyd Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
David Brodie Cargill
Ann Marie Dale Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Angela Dartt Golder Associates Ltd.
Woody Dwyer Travelers Insurance
Robert R. Fox General Motors
Sean Gallagher Auburn University
Carisa Harris-Adamson University of California San Francisco
Jennifer Hess University of Oregon
Ninica Howard Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Rachel Hunicke NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Jay Kapellusch University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Richard Marklin Marquette University
William S. Marras The Ohio State University
Kelsey McCoskey U.S. Army Public Health Center
Alysha Meyers NIOSH
Blake McGowan VelocityEHS | Humantech
Libby Moore NIOSH
Gary Orr Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Jessica Ramsey NIOSH
David Rempel University of California, San Francisco
John Rosencrance Colorado State University
Scott Schneider Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund (retired)
Ibraheem Al-Tarawneh Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
Jeff Vogel Harvard Medical School
Lindsie Wilson Unimin Corporation
Steve Wurzelbacher NIOSH
Ben Zavitz Ergo Human Performance LLC

A heartfelt thank you to past participants in the third decade of NORA for their contributions:

(Please note: affiliations listed were current as of the time of participation but may no longer be accurate)

Name Organization
Thomas McDowell NIOSH
Page last reviewed: February 5, 2020