University of Washington School of Public Health

UW SPH Podcast: Tom Wickizer: Spring 2009 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Tom Wickizer: Spring 2009 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Released: May 19,2009
Running time: 56 minutes
Tom Wickizer

Tom Wickizer, UW Professor of Health Services, delivered the School of Public Health's Spring 2009 Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Reflections on 10 years of Collaborative Research to Improve Health and Health Care for Injured Workers in Washington State. The School's Occupational Epidemiology and Health Outcomes Program and the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I), which runs the state's workers' compensation program, have worked together for many years to reduce the time workers lose because of injury. Tom has played a leading role in this partnership, conducting applied studies and evaluating pilot programs designed to reduce worker disability.