Two recent examples are the Fire Protection Design course and my Pedagogy course. I work with fire protection engineers and teach for my day job.
Need for Trained Professionals Public awareness of environmental hazards has grown tremendously over the past four decades. Toxicologists and other environmental and population scientists play an essential role in ensuring that we are not endangering our health or the environment with the products and by-products of modern and comfortable living.
This is especially true in states such as Nebraska, where production agriculture dominates the economy, but the potential impacts of such intense agricultural production on human health and environment are unclear. Employment and educational advancement opportunities for graduates With the increase in health consciousness, as well as concern for our environment, a wide and growing variety of career opportunities exists in environmental health, ecological health, occupational health and safety, and toxicology.
Professionals with advanced degrees in these areas participate in basic research using the most advanced techniques in molecular biology, chemistry, and biomedical sciences; work with chemical, pharmaceutical, agrichemical and many other industries to test and ensure that their products and workplaces are safe; work for local and federal governments and agencies to develop and enforce laws to ensure that chemicals are produced, used and disposed of safely or to ensure that natural watersheds and local air quality criteria are maintained at appropriate levels; and work in academic institutions to teach others about the safe use of chemicals and to train future scientists.
Agriculture is the backbone of the regional economy. There are many health and safety concerns associated with work in production agriculture in food processing, such as meat packing plants and the growing biofuels sector. Contacts that faculty have with corporations in these industries provide strong partners in our effort to provide educational opportunities and training for our students.
Giving students access to their businesses for research projects will be critical to the success of our program.
Collaborations currently exist with several businesses addressing occupational health and safety issues. Additional potential collaborators include pharmaceutical and other medical research and service companies, construction and trucking companies, environmental consulting and engineering firms in the Lincoln and Omaha area involved in site assessments and remediation and local, state and federal agencies.
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The Mission of the College of Public Health is to promote optimal health and well-being through robust education, research, and service in collaboration with communities in Nebraska, across the country, and around the world.
Alumni Spotlight: Dale Cusumano, PhD After earning two degrees from the University of South Florida's School Psychology program, Dr. Cusumano went on to serve at the National Implementation Research Network and the State Implementation and Scaling-up of Evidence-based Practices (SISEP) Center.
Nov 22, · Example health and safety dissertation topic 1: Prison inmates and health and safety: A forgotten learning opportunity. Those prisoners who are ‘trusted’ may, either upon the wings they inhabit, or in areas open to the public, become cleaners or kitchen assistants.
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