Dr. David Michaels the Research Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health has been nominated as Assistant Secretary for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor today by President Barack Obama.
This is terrific news for families as Dr. David Michaels understands the impact that workplace Injuries, illness and deaths have on the families and surrounding communities.
Dr. Michaels has a wonderful and extensive history is located here he has authored of Doubt is Their Product: How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health which was an inspiration to many who have had little knowledge of Health and Safety but need or want an understanding of how things may work.
David Michaels has won the John P. McGovern Science and Society Award from Sigma Xi, the international honor society of research scientists and engineers. The award honors people who are highly visible and prominent spokespersons for the public understanding and appreciation of science.