"We believe we can build on past successes at reducing injuries and fatalities in Alaska's commercial fishing fleet and transfer these advances to other fishing regions in the United States."
Dr. Jennifer Lincoln is an Injury Epidemiologist with the National Institute for Occupational Safety Health and the Deputy Director of the Alaska Pacific Regional Office in Anchorage Alaska She also leads the “Commercial Fishing Safety Research and Design Project".
Dr. Lincoln received her PhD from Johns Hopkins University in Health Policy Management. Dr. Lincoln studied at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health under the tutelage of Sue Baker, MPH ScD (Hon.).
Dr. Lincoln is a strong advocate of providing science to improve safety in the work-place and specializes in commercial fishing safety research. She strives to provide scientific information to develop palatable interventions in the form of engineering solutions, new operating procedures or new policies in concert with industry, other safety advocates and regulators. She has authored numerous journal articles and reports related to commercial fishing safety and is regularly consulted regarding marine safety issues.