The Innovation in Occupational and Environmental
Health (IOEH) Award gives national recognition to
people and organizations with a demonstrated commitment to
helping improve employee health and increasing worker productivity.
The prestigious grant award of the Occupational and
Environmental Health Foundation (OEHF) is cosponsored
by Pfizer Inc a leader in developing products to help improve
the quality of life for people worldwide.
The IOEH award and grant are designed to fund research in
the following two categories:
- Development and advancement of coordination of
care: Projects that enhance coordination of care
between occupational health clinics and primary care physicians
to improve patient care and/or decrease lost workdays
- Health Initiatives in workplace productivity:
Evidence-based research initiatives in disease management
resulting in improved employee health and productivity or
safety initiatives that help decrease workplace injuries
Grants are awarded annually in May.
Applications are due to OEHF by February 1st.
The Occupational and Environmental Health Foundation
(OEHF), is pleased to announce the Grants for Innovation
in Occupational and Environmental Health. This grant is provided
through support from Pfizer Inc. Up to two grants, of no more
than $25,000 each, will be awarded in one or both of the following
- Development and advancement of coordination of care
- Health initiatives in workplace productivity
These grants reflect the continuing commitment of OEHF
and Pfizer to innovation in occupational and environmental
health. They are meant to provide supplementary funding for
educational, interventional, and/or research projects and
programs designed to enhance worker health and/or increase
productivity. Research projects should be approximately one
year in length and results should be generalizable to the
US workforce. Emphasis should be placed on identifying and
responding to illnesses and injuries that are prevalent in
the workplace but have yet to be addressed.
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