22 September 2009
Fellow David Michaels nominated by President Obama to head US OSHACollegium Ramazzini Fellow David Michaels has been nominated by President Obama to head the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Michaels is the Director of the Project on Scientific Knowledge and Public Policy and Research Professor and Interim Chairman of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. The New York Times calls the decision "wise" and describes Michaels as "a champion for workers' safety. Michels is awaiting Senate confirmation. Read here the NYT Op/Ed August 5, 2009.