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Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

The Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH) serves as a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-supported education and research center, serving HHS Region 8 (which includes Utah, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado).

Our center is dedicated to protecting workers and their environment through interdisciplinary education, research, and service.

RMCOEH was established in 1977 to meet the need for comprehensive occupational and environmental safety and health programs in the West. RMCOEH became a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-sponsored education and research center (ERC) in 1978.

RMCOEH provides:

  • Comprehensive occupational safety and health degree programs.
  • Continuing education, hazardous substance training, OSHA, and outreach courses.
  • Research to improve the safety and health of workers.
  • Numerous presentations at regional, national, and international meetings annually.
  • Service to over 1,100 Utah, regional, and national companies and government agencies.

RMCOEH is housed in the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine within the School of Medicine. RMCOEH also has components and faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (College of Engineering), Department of Economics (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences), Departments of Internal Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (School of Medicine), the School of Business, and College of Mines.

 

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Donald C. Sinclair, II, J.D. presenting  “Epidemiology in the Courtroom: Determination of Causation in Medicolegal Proceedings.
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Apr 10, 2018

Donald C. Sinclair, II, J.D. presenting “Epidemiology in the Courtroom: Determination of Causation in Medicolegal Proceedings.

On April 10, 2018, the RMCOEH Occupational Medicine Grand Rounds was held at the WCF, with Donald C. Sinclair, II, J.D. presenting “Epidemiology in the Courtroom: Determination of Causation in Medicolegal Proceedings. Mr. Sinclair holds a J.D. from West Virginia University, and is of Counsel at the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson in Wheeling, WV. Mr. Sinclair concentrates his practice on occupational and environmental litigation in the energy and transportation sectors. ... Read More

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