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Rosemary Sokas, MD, MOH

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Board Member
Washington, DC

Rosemary Sokas, MD, brings a background of clinical practice in underserved communities and science and policy work in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to participatory research and educational programs engaging workers, community members, practitioners, and students in medicine, public health, nursing, and community peer education. Her research focuses on occupational and environmental health among high-risk, low-wage vulnerable populations. Her publications address the role primary care providers play in addressing the prevention needs of underserved working populations, and etiologic and intervention studies targeting hazards faced by construction workers, health care workers, immigrant day laborers, and home care workers, including the impact of contingent work and the need for supply chain and other policy interventions. Her interests include transdisciplinary collaboration and mixed-method approaches to addressing social justice concerns in the workplace and in the community.

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