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Student & Alumni Achievements

Student & Alumni Achievements

Colorado: Students Awarded for their Research of New Frontiers in Worker and Environmental Health

At the ninth Annual Research Day Symposium, hosted by the Center for Health, Work & Environment and the department of environmental and occupational health in the Colorado School of Public Health, over 100 students and professionals celebrated student research in occupational and environmental health. Six students took home awards and cash prizes for their presentations in following disciplines: occupational and environmental medicine, occupational ergonomics, industrial hygiene, health physics, and occupational health psychology.

Outstanding Platform Presentation Winner:

Mr. Nathan DeJongEffect of Microburst of Activity on Time Spent Sedentary and Self-Perceived Fatigue in Free-Living Overweight Adults

Outstanding Poster Presentation Winners:

Occupational Health Psychology:

Ms. Madison HanscomReconstructive Memory and Occupational Safety: Can Generational Labels Play a Role?

Occupational Ergonomics:

Ms. Elise LagerstromA Mixed-Methods Analysis of Logging Injuries in Montana and Idaho

Industrial Hygiene:

Mr. Grant ErlandsonPilot Indoor Air Quality Study in Three Higher Education Buildings

Health Physics:

Mr. Ian ByrnesRadiocesium Dynamics in Irrigation Ponds Surrounding Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant

Occupational and Environmental Medicine:

Mr. Gabriel PepperUse of Military Occupational Codes to Estimate Inhalational Exposures in Military Depl​oyers

These research projects were supported by the Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center, funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center is housed within the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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