of Health Economics
School of Medicine
Dept. of Public Health Sciences
University of California
Davis, CA 95616-8638
530-754-8605 Fax: 530-752-3239
Estimated costs of occupational injuries and diseases for the United States, approximately $170 billion (1992 dollars). [Leigh JP, Markowitz SB, Fahs M, Landrigan PJ. 2000. Costs of occupational injuries and illnesses (Book). Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.]
Winner of the 2007 John Howard NIOSH Director's Award for Outstanding Research
Current Research Interests
Leigh JP. Expanding research on the economics of occupational health. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2006.32(1):1-4.
Leigh JP, Hubert HB, Romano RS. Lifestyle risk factors predict healthcare costs in an aging cohort. Am J Prev Med.2005.29(5):379-387.
Leigh JP, Robbins JA. Occupational disease and workers compensation. Milbank Q.2004.82(4):689-721.
Leigh JP, Schembri M. Instrumental variables technique: cigarette price provided better estimate of effects of smoking. J Clin Epidem.2004 57(3):384-293.
Leigh JP, Marcin JP MIller TR. An estimate of the US government's undercount of nonfatal occupational injuries. J Occup Environ Med. 2004 46(1):10-18.
Leigh JP, Kravitz RL, Schembri M. Physician satisfaction across specialties. Arch Internal Med . 2002.162(14):1577-1584.
Health Services Administration (UCD)
Applied Medical Econometrics (UCD)