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Mieke Koehoorn

School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine;

Director, Centre for Health and Environment Research, Institute for Work & Health (Toronto)

Name: Mieke Koehoorn
Title: Professor; CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health; Associate Faculty, Institute for Work & Health; Associate Director (Health), The Bridge Program
Degrees: B.Sc. (1988) Health Education, Dalhousie University, Ph.D. (1999) Epidemiology, University of British Columbia
Office: Rm 289, 2206 East Mall
Phone: (604) 822-5756
Fax: (604) 822-4994
Email: mieke.koehoorn@ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Work environment and health
  • Work-related musculoskeletal injuries
  • Young workers
  • Emergency workers and cardiovascular disease
  • Workers' compensation policy

Current Research

  • The aging workforce in Canada (Smith, Beaton, Hogg-Johnson, Ibrahim, Koehoorn, McLeod, Mustard, Saunders, Scott-Marshal, Tolusso), Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Accounting for all the benefits of OHS interventions in health care (Guzman, Alamgir, Keen, Koehoorn, Tompa), WorkSafeBC
  • Evaluation of Certification on Tree-Faller Injuries in BC (Koehoorn, Breslin, Davies, McLeod), Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Occupational injuries and disease in British Columbia (Koehoorn, Demers, Hertzman, McGrail, McLeod, Barer), WorkSafeBC
  • Musculoskeletal surgeries among injured workers: investigation of outcomes by surgical setting and expedited status (Koehoorn, Barer, Côté, Hogg-Johnson, McGrail, McLeod), Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Mining and Community Health – Knowledge Translation to Mining Communities (Koehoorn)
  • Emergency workers and cardiovascular disease (Demers, Koehoorn, Davies, Levy). WorkSafeBC
  • Air pollution and cardiovascular health (Brauer, Demers, Koehoorn et al), Health Canada

Bridge Grad Students

Courses Taught

  • BRDG 501/601: Research Grant Development


Please see Department's Personal Webpage for a list of publications

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