Amir Mofidi is a visiting researcher at the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and a PhD candidate in occupational health economics in his final year at Tarbiat Modares University (TMU) in Iran.
Mofidi joined the Institute in 2017 to work with Dr. Emile Tompa on a study looking at the burden of occupational cancers. He is also taking part in other IWH economic studies about the evaluation of prevention strategies for reducing the future risk of cancer in Ontario construction industries, the economic burden of occupational injury and illness in five European countries (EU-OSH), and an economic evaluation of caregiver-friendly workplace policies.
Before joining the Institute, Amir worked as a researcher assistant at TMU on of several occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines for different industrial sectors.
Mofidi holds a master’s degree in industrial hygiene and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. His doctoral research is exploring the development of a framework for economic evaluations of OHS interventions under uncertain conditions and/or with incomplete information.