Posts Tagged ‘engineering’

Sunshine Education and Research Center links multiple disciplines to improve the wellbeing of workers

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Founded in 1997 by a training grant supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the Sunshine Education and Research Center at the USF College of Public Health stemmed from an industrial hygiene training program grant in the late 1980s. “NIOSH has several charters,” explained Dr. Thomas Bernard, chair and professor in Environmental […]

USF professors lend interdisciplinary expertise to cutting-edge medical alert system

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A pair of USF professors from seemingly disparate disciplines are helping to further develop and refine a new medical alert system with state-of-the-art potential. “We were approached by a company that’s developing technology to monitor seniors at home,” said Dr. Carla VandeWeerd, assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Health at the USF […]