Dr. Mieke Koehoorn

Professor, School of Population and Public Health
University of British Columbia

Dr. Mieke Koehoorn is a professor and head of the Occupational and Environmental Health Division at the University of British Columbia (UBC)’s School of Population and Public Health. She is also senior scientist at the Partnership for Work, Health and Safety, a funding research partnership between UBC and WorkSafeBC (the province's workers’ compensation system), as well as the co-lead of the B.C. cluster of the Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy.

Koehoorn is an epidemiologist whose program of research focuses on the surveillance of occupational injury/disease, the determinants of occupational injury and disability, and the evaluation of workers’ compensation programs. She has a special interest in using “big data” (administrative data), including the use of workers’ compensation data linked to other health databases, for work and health research.

Koehoorn currently holds a Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health (2013-2018).

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