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Center Co-Principal Investigator Jack Dennerlein elected Fellow of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

During the opening plenary session of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) in Washington, D.C., HFES honored 12 members for outstanding achievement, consistently superior professional performance, exceptional contributions, personal service to the Society, and other meritorious accomplishments. Center Co-Principal Investigator Jack Dennerlein was one of the 12 elected to Fellow of the Society. The Society noted the following brief highlights of his contributions:

Jack T. Dennerlein, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Science, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts and adjunct professor of ergonomics and safety, Harvard School of Public Health – Dennerlein’s professional contribution is primarily in occupational ergonomics applied within a public health framework to prevent worker injuries and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). He has served on the Human Factors Editorial Board, regularly reviews submissions to the HFES Annual Meeting, and was guest editor for the Ergonomics in Design special issue  “Combatting the Sedentary Workplace.”

Read more on the new Fellows.