the graduate public health education program at UC Berkeley. She has published numerous articles and resources on worker training. She currently directs more than a dozen federal- and state-funded projects ranging from an examination of the experience of injured workers in the California Workers’ Compensation system to a pilot school-based program to educate teen workers. Before coming to LOHP in 1981, she directed a worker training program for electronics workers in Silicon Valley and served on the staff of the California-Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) education unit. In addition, she serves as director of several major projects, including the California Worker Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Program, the Working Immigrant Safety and Health (WISH) Coalition, and the National Young Worker Health and Safety Resource Center.
Leslie I. Boden, Ph.D., is professor of public health and associate chair of the Department of Environmental Health at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH). He is an economist, and much of his research has focused on finding ways to highlight the economic and human consequences of injuries and illnesses and to identify ways of minimizing those consequences. Over the past several years, Dr. Boden has published studies measuring the income lost by injured workers and the adequacy of workers’ compensation benefits. With BUSPH colleague Lee Strunin, he has also published several studies of the post-injury experiences of workers and their families. Recently, Dr. Boden has been working on a study that estimates underreporting of workplace injuries. He has also written on occupational safety and health regulation, medical screening, gender inequality, and the legal and public health use of scientific information. From 1988 to 1997, Dr. Boden served on the Mine Health Research Advisory Committee of the Department of Health and Human Services, which he chaired for 6 years. In 2001-2002, he was a member of the Worker Advocacy Advisory Group, which advised the Department of Energy on occupational disease compensation. He has also co-chaired a group advising the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) on its research agenda on the social and economic consequences of workplace illness and injury.
Barry Bozeman, Ph.D., is an Ander Crenshaw Professor and Regents’ Professor of Public Policy at the University of Georgia. He holds an appointment as adjunct honorary professor of political science at the University of Copenhagen. Before joining the University of Georgia he was Regent’s Professor of Public Policy, Georgia Tech, and professor of public administration and adjunct professor of engineering, the Maxwell School, Syracuse University. At Georgia Tech, he was the first full-time director of the School of Public Policy and the founding director of the Research