EPICOH 2017 prize winners

Occupational and Environmental Medicine was delighted to sponsor the following prizes awarded at the 26th International Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) held in Edinburgh on 28-31 August 2017. The certificates were awarded by OEM Editor-in-Chief Professor Malcolm Sim. Congratulations to all the winners!

Best oral presentation

Sadie Costello, University of Berkeley, USA

Ischemic heart disease mortality, diesel exhaust, and respirable particulate matter exposure in the Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study (DEMS)

Best poster presentation

Clare Harris, University of Southampton, UK

The profile of informal carers in a cohort of 50-64 year-olds: results from the Health and Employment After Fifty (HEAF) study

Best oral presentation (early career researcher)

Liza van Dam,  Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, The Netherlands

Determinants of occupational diseases in The Netherlands: Risks at the individual and the population level

Best poster presentation (early career researcher)

Javier Castro, University of California at Davis, USA

Risk of Heat Related Illness in Latino Agricultural Workers: Core Body Temperature and Work Task

Honourable mention

David Alvarez Rincon, University of Alberta, Canada

“David´s Cheese Bread” method: Workload quantitative exposure thresholds detection using adjusted hazard multivariate parametric modelling, useful in Cumulative-Trauma Disorders prevention and within their causal assessment