NIOSH Webinar to Focus on Aging Workers and the Future of Work
On Wednesday, June 10, NIOSH will host a free webinar on topics related to the future of work and the implications for aging workers as part of its 2020 Expanding Research Partnerships Webinar Series. The series is intended to increase awareness of the topic areas being addressed by NIOSH-funded research and knowledge of areas where new research partnerships can be developed. The NIOSH Office of Total Worker Health and the agency’s Future of Work Initiative are collaborators for this event.
Scheduled presenters include L. Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH, director of NIOSH’s Office for Total Worker Health; James Grosch, PhD, a senior research psychologist and co-director of the NIOSH Center for Productive Aging and Work; Martin Cherniack, MD, MPH, who is an occupational medicine physician and professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut (UConn) Health Center; and Jennifer Garza, ScD, an assistant professor in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at UConn Health Center. The presenters will discuss the intersection of aging, worker well-being, and the future of work, among other topics.