Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health
Please join us in welcoming our new ERC Director: Gurumurthy "Ram" Ramachandran, PhD. He has conducted research in various areas relating to human exposure assessment in occupational and non-occupational settings.
Congratulations to our Director of the Continuing Education Program, Mary Doyle, for being named a member of the NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors!! The BSC is a federal advisory committee assembled to provide independent advice and guidance to the Director of NIOSH.
The ERC offers funding for doctoral students interested in occupational and environmental health in a collaborative and multidisciplinary setting. Programs include medicine, nursing, industrial hygiene, biomarkers, injury prevention and epidemiology.
Lori Edwards has been named president-elect of the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE). She is a graduate of our Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing doctoral program.
The Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center (ERC) for Occupational Safety and Health is a multidisciplinary and interdepartmental program whose objective is to prepare professionals in the field of occupational and environmental safety and health in the areas of research, education, service and policy development.
This center is sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and includes five academic programs in the areas of occupational and environmental hygiene, occupational and environmental medicine, occupational and environmental health nursing, occupational epidemiology and biomarkers, occupational injury epidemiology and prevention. A pilot project research training program and continuing education/outreach are also offered.
For more information on the center please download our brochure.
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About the ERC
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Meet the faculty and staff of the ERC.Learn More
Five fields of study are available for ERC sponsored students.Learn More
Short courses and conferences for health and safety professionals.Learn More
NIOSH awards small grants for occupational research training.Learn More