Friday, September 21, 2012

Extended - Call for Papers - NOHC 2012

                             Bellingham, WA – October 10-12, 2012

The Northwest Occupational Health Conference (NOHC) is held yearly in the fall by the Industrial Hygiene (IH), Occupational Medicine (OM), and Occupational Health Nursing (OHN) communities.  NOHC is among the largest and most successful regional multidisciplinary conferences, attracting 250-300 attendees from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana, and British Columbia.

The Northwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety (NWCOHS), in collaboration with the NOHC, will host a “Student Research/Scholarly Project Forum” open to graduate students and recent alumni of the northwest regional institutions and within the professional categories of IH, OM, OHN, OS and other related disciplines such as epidemiology, engineering, occupational health psychology, policy, health physics, and management. Graduate students and recent alumni are invited to submit research papers for presentation at the conference. Three exceptional papers will be chosen to receive an award and scholarship to attend and present their work at the conference. All submissions will be judged by a panel of OH&S professionals.

Awards and Scholarships

·         A premier award of $500 will be given for the overall best paper
·         Two $250 awards will be given for papers receiving honorable mentions
·         Plus! Awardees will be reimbursed for conference costs up to $500 (registration,         
          hotel, food, etc.) 

To be eligible for the Student Research/Scholarly Project Forum, you must be: 
·         A current student/recent alumnus in the Northwest region as defined above
·         Submit a paper based on work done as a student within two years of completion 
·         Available to present your paper at the conference 

To apply, submit your paper by COB, Friday Sept. 28, 2012
Your submission should include: 
1.    A minimum of two authors: you as the author & your research mentor 
2.    The title of the research paper
3.    A 250 word abstract

Submit your materials via email to:
 Bill Pickert -
Questions? Call 206-543-2837          

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