Pilot Research Symposium Features Grant Winners
Published October 2003
UC will host its fourth annual symposium featuring the
Occupational Health and Safety Pilot Research Project grant recipients.
The UC Pilot Research Grants are funded from the Occupational Health
and Safety Education and Research Center, one of 16 centers of its kind
supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
(NIOSH). UC established this program to support pilot research training
projects to increase the research capacity of research trainees and
young investigators of occupational health and safety, and to encourage
those in related disciplines to pursue occupational health and safety
research. The UC Pilot Research Project Program is led by Amit
Bhattacharya, PhD, professor =in the Department of Environmental Health.
This year's symposium will take place October 16-17 in
Kehoe Auditorium (located in the Kettering Laboratory Building). Dr.
John Howard, director of NIOSH will be the keynote speaker. The
symposium is free and open to the public and will include the research
results from recipients of the UC Pilot Research Training Grants for
the past two years.
The UC Education and Research Center includes
Occupational Health and Safety graduate education and research programs
in the UC Colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Engineering, and is
directed by Scott Clark, PhD, professor, Department of Environmental
Health. Applicants from UC, Purdue University, University of Kentucky,
Western Kentucky University, Central State University, Eastern Kentucky
University, Kentucky State University and Murray State University were
considered for these pilot research training grants.
Symposium attendees are eligible for one and one-half
hours of American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) credit. For more
information, or to register for this symposium, please contact Karen
Brackemyre, Education and Research Center coordinator, at 558-5710.