Announcements

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David Rempel

Rempel Appointed to Italian Commission

The Italian Ministry of Higher Education appointed Dr. David Rempel as the international member of a five person Commission that reviews all promotion applications in Italy to both associate and full professor appointments in Occupational and Legal Medicine.

Rempel is a professor of Medicine in the UCSF Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and director of the joint Berkeley and UCSF Ergonomics Program. He also serves on the National Research Council’s Board on Human Systems Integration, which addresses human factors and ergonomics questions to the National Academy of Sciences.

 

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Michael Jerrett

Jerrett Named to Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee – Panel for Nitrogen Oxides

The US Environmental Protection Agency named Michael Jerrett, chair of Environmental Health Sciences at UC Berkeley, to its Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) Oxides of Nitrogen Primary National Ambient Air Quality Standards Review Panel in June 2013. The panel gives independent advice to the EPA Administrator on national air quality standards.

 

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Ira Janowitz

Janowitz Joins Ergonomics Program

The University of California’s COEH Ergonomics Program welcomes back ergonomics consultant Ira Janowitz. He also teaches in the ergonomics courses to COEH graduate students and serves as the ergonomics course director for the COEH Annual Institute for Continuing Education.

Janowitz joins the Ergonomics Program from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) where he was the Ergonomics Program Manager since 2007. Previous to his position at LBNL, Janowitz was a senior ergonomics consultant for the University of California’s Ergonomics Program from 1993.

 

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