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External Advisory Board

Members of the External Advisory Board share the Center’s mission of research and dissemination of effective integrated policies, programs, and practices. The External Advisory Board provides guidance on:

  • Project implementation to maximize impact
  • Key priorities for future research and education
  • Relationship building with key regional and national resources

Laura Barger, PhD
Associate Physiologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Sharon Block, JD
Professor of Practice and Executive Director of the Center for Labor and a Just Economy
Harvard Law School

Letitia Davis, ScD, EdM
Former Director, Occupational Health Surveillance Program
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Amy Edmondson, PhD
Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management
Harvard Business School 

Bradley Evanoff, MD, MPH
Richard A. & Elizabeth Henby Sutter Professor of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Director of the Division of General Medical Sciences in the School of Medicine, Director, Institute of Clinical & Translational Sciences; Assistant Dean for Clinical & Translational Research
Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine
Associate Director, Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest (TWH Center)

Walter Jones, MS, CIH
President, waltjonesy&friends
Consultant and Former Director, Occupational Safety and Health, Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America

Philip Landrigan, MD, MSc
Director, Global Public Health Program and Global Observatory on Planetary Health
Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society
Boston College

Laura Linnan, ScD
Senior Associate Director, Academic and Student Affairs
Professor, Department of Health Behavior & Health Education
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Director, Carolina Collaborative for Research on Work & Health
Principal Investigator, Carolina Center for Healthy Work Design and Worker Well-being (TWH Center)

Deborah McLellan, PhD, MHS 
Former Research Associate, Center for Work, Health, & Well-being
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Karina Nielsen, PhD
Chair in Work Psychology
Sheffield University Management School

Cassandra Okechukwu, ScD, MSN, MPH
Vice President, Health Equity Research
UnitedHealth Group

Margaret Quinn, ScD, CIH
Professor Emeritus and Director, Safe Home Care Project
Department of Public Health and the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
University of Massachusetts, Lowell  

Daniel Schneider, PhD
Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
Investigator, California Labor Laboratory (TWH Center)

Martín Sepúlveda, MD, ScD
Distinguished Professor
Office of Graduate Programs and Economic Development, Colleges of Medicine and Stempel College of Public Health and Social Services, Florida International University

Emily Sparer-Fine, ScD
Director, Occupational Health Surveillance Program
Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Jessica Williams, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Administration
Penn State College of Health and Human Development
Investigator, Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest (TWH Center)