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The Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH) is training the next generation of occupational safety and health professionals through state-of-the-art degree programs, research and continuing education.
Our innovative degree programs and occupational medicine residency have produced more than 750 graduates since 1977
We’ve trained more than 150,000 professionals through our Continuing Education program
We serve more than 3,000 businesses annually
We’ve provided outreach to more than 420,000 people since 2018 through activities such as lectures, presentations, site visits, and consultations
25% of RMCOEH graduates report the cost savings of occupational health and safety services in their organizations as being greater than $500,000, with a median annual savings of $100,000-$250,000
Our graduates report reducing injuries in their organizations by an estimated 35.6%
RMCOEH faculty and students publish approximately 80 peer-reviewed studies annually on topics ranging from COVID-19 vaccine efficacy to low back pain in long-haul truck drivers
Kurt Hegmann, MD, was recently honored with the Western Occupational & Environmental Medical Association’s Rutherford T. Johnstone Award. The award, t...
Each year the Utah Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (UHIMSS) recognizes leaders who have made an impact in healthc...
Funding is key to center's education and research efforts By Bubba Brown The Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCO...
The RMCOEH staff and the faculty have played integral parts in shaping my path to becoming a well-rounded researcher. As my advisors have introduced me to various researchers and professionals in related fields, RMCOEH has shown me the vastness of its reach as well as how powerful, and pivotal interdisciplinary work can be.
Uchenna Ogbonnaya, RMCOEH PhD student
The classes that I have taken through RMCOEH have enabled me to advance my career and gain a greater understanding of OSHA and the regulations. The info that I have obtained has made me a better trainer and safety professional. I look forward to taking more classes with them in the future.
David Sheldon, RMCOEH Continuing Education trainee
Thanks to the faculty, staff, and curriculum at RMCOEH, I entered into the workforce prepared, knowledgeable, and confident in my skills and knowledge around industrial hygiene. Perhaps the greatest asset I took from RMCOEH was that, if I did not know or learn something there, I could gather information from reliable resources on my own to figure out answers.
Industrial Hygiene program graduate