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Our laboratory facilitates research in occupational biomechanics, physiology, hand computer interaction and prevention through design.  Our expertise in environmental health sciences, engineering and medicine provide broad opportunities for research that has deep and lasting impact.

     Academic Training

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Our academic training spans multiple departments at UC Berkeley and offers excellent opportunities for a broader degree in Environmental Health Sciences or Engineering with a concentration in Ergonomics.  Our students leave prepared for the ergonomics associate/professional certification examination. 

Continuing Education



We provide continuing education opportunities to future and current practitioners through online courses, webinars, symposiums and workshops sharing the latest evidence and best practices to support injury prevention and productivity goals.

Outreach & Events

Jillian Kadota, MPH Class of 2017, presents her research on the burden of heavy load carrying on women in Tanzania.  Jill performed a  cross sectional study assessing the relationship between heavy load carrying, musculoskeletal pain, disability and pelvic organ prolapse.