Ongoing Projects

U-COVER: University of Utah Containment Ventilation for Exposure Reduction

Dr. Darrah Sleeth, Dr. Jeremy Biggs (PI), Katrina Cernucan (student), Runcheng Fang (student)

Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Medicine, Ergonomics and Safety

Three Prospective Cohorts of Workers for the Development of Low Back Pain

Dr. Kurt Hegmann, Dr. Matthew Thiese, Dr. Andrew Merryweather, Dr. Eric Wood

Occupational Injury Prevention, Ergonomics and Safety, Occupational Medicine

Study of 93,000 Truck Drivers

Dr. Matthew Thiese, Dr. Kurt Hegmann, Dr. Eric Wood, Dr. Maureen Murtaugh

Occupational Medicine, Occupational Injury Prevention

SHIFT Onboard

Dr. Ryan Olson

Occupational Health Psychology

Grant Number: R01 HL105495 (NHLBI)

Safety Meetings in Small Construction Companies

Dr. Joseph Allen, Dr. Matthew Thiese, Emilee Eden, Katie Castro (student)

Occupational Injury Prevention, Occupational Health Psychology

Prospective Cohort of Workers for the Development of Low Back Pain (BackWorks Study)

Dr. Kurt Hegmann, Dr. Matthew Thiese, Dr. Andrew Merryweather, Dr. Eric Wood

Occupational Injury Prevention, Ergonomics and Safety, Occupational Medicine

Prospective Cohort of Distal Upper-Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders

Dr. Kurt Hegmann, Dr. Matthew Thiese, Dr. Andrew Merryweather, Dr. Eric Wood

Occupational Injury Prevention, Ergonomics and Safety, Occupational Medicine

Networked Indoor Air Quality Measurements at the University of Utah

Dr. Darrah Sleeth, Zach Palmer (student)

Industrial Hygiene

Muscle Ultrasound Sensing for Intuitive Control of Robotic Leg Prostheses

Dr. Tommaso Lenzi, Dr. Lukas Gabert (post-doctoral fellow), Andrew Gunnel (student)

Ergonomics and Safety

Meeting Equity and Employee Well-Being

Dr. Joseph Allen, Dr. Matthew Thiese, Emilee Eden, Katie Castro (student)

Occupational Injury Prevention, Occupational Health Psychology

Lightweight Powered Prosthesis for Above-Knee Amputees

Dr. Tommaso Lenzi, Dr. Lukas Gabert (post-doctoral fellow), Dr. Rosemarie Murray (post-doctoral fellow), Andrew Gunnel (student)

Ergonomics and Safety

Lightweight Powered Knee-Ankle Prosthesis for Community Ambulation

Dr. Tommaso Lenzi, Dr. Lukas Gabert (post-doctoral fellow)

Ergonomics and Safety

Impacts of Seizures on Truck Safety

Dr. Matthew Thiese, Dr. Kurt Hegmann

Occupational Injury Prevention, Occupational Medicine

Impacts of Hypertension on Truck Safety

Dr. Kurt Hegmann, Dr. Matthew Thiese

Occupational Injury Prevention, Occupational Medicine

Five Cohort Studies of Distal Upper-Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders

Dr. Kurt Hegmann, Dr. Matthew Thiese, Dr. Andrew Merryweather, Dr. Eric Wood

Occupational Injury Prevention, Ergonomics and Safety, Occupational Medicine

FEMA Fire Prevention & Safety Grant 2020 – FOCUS Culture Camps

Dr. Joseph Allen

Occupational Injury Prevention 

Fatigue Among Mine Haulage Operators

Dr. Pratt Rogers, Dr. Frank Drews

Mining Safety

Environmental Exposures of the Northern Arapaho Tribe: An Exploratory Study

Dr. Darrah Sleeth, Dr. Scott Collingwood

Industrial Hygiene

Creativity in Teams: Identifying the Role of Meetings in Fostering Effective Cognitive and Social Processes…

Dr. Joseph Allen

Occupational Injury Prevention, Occupational Health Psychology

Community of Practice And Safety Support (COMPASS) for Navigating Pain

Dr. Ryan Olson

Occupational Health Psychology, Ergonomics and Safety

Center for Meeting Effectiveness (CME) Continued Professional Services for Barco, Inc.

Dr. Joseph Allen, Emilee Eden, Katie Castro (student)

Occupational Injury Prevention, Occupational Health Psychology 

Advancing Clinical Occupational Medicine Practices

Dr. Kurt Hegmann, Dr. Eric Wood, Dr. Melissa Cheng, Dr. Sarang Yoon, Dr. Jeremy Biggs, Dr. Matthew Hughes, Dr. Matthew Thiese

Occupational Medicine, Occupational Injury Prevention

Addressing the Opioids Epidemic

Dr. Melissa Cheng, Dr. Matthew Thiese, Dr. Kurt Hegmann, Dr. Andy Phillips

Occupational Medicine, Occupational Injury Prevention, Occupational Health Psychology

A Large, Cross-Sectional Study of Truck Drivers

Dr. Kurt Hegmann, Dr. Matthew Thiese, Dr. Eric Wood, Dr. Maureen Murtaugh

Occupational Medicine, Occupational Injury Prevention

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