253627 NIOSH Update

Monday, October 31, 2011

John Howard, PhD , National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety/CDC/DHHS, Washington, DC
The director of CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health will present an update on the agency's current research initiatives, including efforts to examine occupational health disparities.

Learning Areas:
Occupational health and safety
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this session, the learner will be able to: (1) list at least two of NIOSH’s research priorities; (2) describe at least one new research products produced by NIOSH or NIOSH-funded organizations in the previous 12-months; and (3) describe at least one practice or opportunity for federal, inter-agency collaboration on worker health and safety.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in the Dept of Health and Human Services.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.