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 DeJong, Effect 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 Hanscom, Reconstructive Memory and Occupational Safety: Can Generational Labels Play a Role?
Ms. Elise Lagerstrom, A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Logging Injuries in Montana and Idaho
Mr. Grant Erlandson, Pilot Indoor Air Quality Study in Three Higher Education Buildings
Mr. Ian Byrnes, Radiocesium Dynamics in Irrigation Ponds Surrounding Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant
Occupational and Environmental Medicine:
Mr. Gabriel Pepper, Use of Military Occupational Codes to Estimate Inhalational Exposures in Military Deployers
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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