March 7, 2019

OHS Experts Sought to Serve on NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors

CDC seeks nominations for individuals to serve on the NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors. The BSC advises the director of NIOSH on occupational health and safety research and prevention programs, and provides input on current needs in the OHS field, standards of scientific excellence, and the applicability and dissemination of research findings.

The BSC comprises 15 members who are experts in fields related to OHS such as occupational medicine, occupational nursing, industrial hygiene, occupational safety and health engineering, toxicology, chemistry, safety and health education, ergonomics, and epidemiology. According to the Federal Register, nominees will be selected based on their expertise, and individuals selected to join the BSC may be invited to serve for up to four-year terms.

Nominations are due by April 30, 2019. To learn more about the nomination process, see the Federal Register notice.

AIHA members currently serving on the BSC include Theodore K. Courtney, MS, CSP; Chris L. Laszcz-Davis, MS, CIH, COH, FAIHA, AIC Fellow; Steven E. Lerman, MD, MPH; Mark Nicas, PhD, MPH, CIH; and Charles F. Redinger, PhD, CIH, FAIHA.