School of Public Health Dept. of Health Services  Dept. of EOHS NW Center for Occupational Health & Safety

Research Projects

Seattle Waterfront

Doctoral trainees will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide range of occupational health services research projects. In general, two types of research projects will be available to program trainees:

  • Research concerning occupational health care delivered through the workers' compensation system
  • Field-based studies on health and safety topics, including keeping workers healthy to decrease injuries and increase productivity

The research mission of the Occupational Health Services Research training program focuses on questions pertaining to the delivery of occupational health services, health outcomes, and disability prevention.

Selected Recent Publications of Alumni, Students, and Faculty

Graves JM, Pless B, Moore L, Nathens AB, Hunte G, Rivara FP. Public Bicycle Share Programs and Head Injuries. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun 12:e1-e6. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24922150


Sears JM, Wickizer TM, Schulman BA. Improving vocational rehabilitation services for injured workers in Washington State. Eval Program Plann. 2014 Jan 3;44C:26-35. doi: 10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2013.12.006. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24509051