Why do Global Migrants have worse occupational health and safety?

Prof. Marc Schenker, UC Davis School of Medicine

About the speaker

Marc Schenker is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Public Health Sciences and Medicine at the UC Davis School of Medicine. He has over 30 years of experience in medicine and public health research, teaching and public service. Dr. Schenker is the founding director of the Davis Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, the Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, and the Migration and Health Research Center.

His specialty is occupational and environmental disease, with a focus on respiratory and reproductive health. Dr. Schenker also conducts epidemiologic research and public policy advocacy on the health of global migrant populations with a particular focus on farmworkers and occupational disease. He has published over 200 scientific manuscripts and six textbooks and has received numerous awards for his work. He is editor of a recent book entitled “Migration and Health: Research Methods Handbook.”



Venue: 1.23

Date: 16 May 2018

Time: 12:00 - 13:00


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