CPH-NEW Co-sponsors Conference on  Participatory Action Research

March 30, 2016, Mansfield, CT -- CPH-NEW co-sponsored, Participatory Action Research: Researchers and Community Partners Working Together for Real World Success at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. The Center's 
2014 pilot grantees reported their study findings, and Suzanne Cashman gave an inspiring keynote presentation on participatory action research. View program.

Thank you to UConn co-sponsors, Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention and Policy (InCHIP), and the Center for Environmental Health and Health Promotion (CEHHP) for collaborating on this event!     

From L-R: Pouran Fahgri (CEHHP), Suzanne Nobrega, Suzanne Cashman (Keynote), Debbie Cornman, Kim Gans and Megan Zhou (InCHIP), Kelly Wallace, Martin Cherniack.

To request conference materials, contact CPHNEW@uml.edu. View the program.

Other News:

Congratulations to CPH-NEW Investigator Jennifer Cavallari for being selected as a recipient of the NIH Career Development (K) Award! She will be working with the CT Department of Transportation to implement a TWH hearing conversation program.

NIOSH announces the National Total Worker Health®Agenda. To download  the full report and see stakeholder's comments, visit the NIOSH website.

The Toxins Use Reductions Institute (TURI) is accepting proposals through June 17th for their grants. Grants include industry grants, community grants, small business grants, and academic research grants.

The MA Working on Wellness Program is accepting applications from businesses through June. Visit their website for more details.
Upcoming Events

April 28: MA Worker's Memorial Commemoration from 12:00 - 1:15 PM , State House steps. This interactive map  highlights the toll of worker deaths in Massachusetts. 

CT Worker's Memorial Day starts at 5:00 PM in Hartford, CT in Bushnell Park. 

May 6: Alicia Kurowski will talk about the advances in safe patient handling and the new MA regulations at the annual meeting for Hospital Employee Health Nurses Association of New England.  More information.

June 21: CPH-NEW researchers Laura Punnett, Alicia Kurowski, Supriya Lahiri, and Rajashree Kotejoshyer will present Center research on musculoskeletal disorders at the   PREMUS conference in Toronto, Canada
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