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Seminar Series: Can Work Really Make Us Healthy? CU Anschutz Medical Campus, Education 1, Room 1400 2/2/2016 12:00 PM 2/2/2016 1:00 PM
"Can Work Really Make Us Healthy? Exploring Work as a Critical Determinant of Health Opportunity"
L. Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH
Director for Total Worker Health, NIOSH, CDC
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood is the Director of the Office for Total Worker Health® at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and CDC. He promotes the protection and improvement of the safety, health and well-being of workers around the world. From 2004 to 2009, he served as the Director of the CDC Office of Health and Safety, safeguarding the 15,000 members of the CDC workforce as they faced new challenges of the modern public health era including emerging infectious diseases, bioterrorism and other global health challenges. 
 
His office has led numerous CDC workforce protection programs, including all occupational health services, laboratory and biosafety programs, environmental and compliance activities, and workplace well-being and prevention initiatives. He has served as the Medical Director of CDC’s three occupational health clinics. His team has overseen a multi-faceted workplace health program providing more than 200,000 safety consults, screenings, and health opportunities annually. He has presented extensively on the topic of occupational safety and health, biological and laboratory safety, international travel medicine, and workplace safety, health and well-being. 
 
Dr. Chosewood received his medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Connecticut. He has been an Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine since 1997. He received an MPH in Health Policy and Management from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health in May 2014. Before coming to the CDC, Dr. Chosewood was the Medical Director for the Southeastern Region of Lucent Technologies.
Pilot Project Grant Applications Due Today Applications on website 2/29/2016 12:00 AM 2/29/2016 11:59 PM Yes
The NIOSH Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center (MAP ERC) is offering grant funding to support projects in occupational and environmental safety and health. This grant program supports scientific research projects and research-to-practice (R2P) projects.
To apply for the Pilot Projects Program, download the application at the website below. Projects will be funded up to a maximum of $15,000 for 1 or 2 years. Applications are due February 29, 2016. Funding will be provided from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. 
For more information, please visit the MAP ERC Pilot Projects webpage:   http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/PublicHealth/research/centers/maperc/research/Pages/pilotprojects.aspx
Please contact Carol Brown at Carol.Brown@ucdenver.edu with any questions regarding the Pilot Projects Grant Program.
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