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Charles Levenstein

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Charles Levenstein, Ph.D., MSOH Professor Emeritus

Research Interest

Politics and economics of occupational disease and injury; international dimensions of workers' health; integrated approaches to health protection and health promotion; work environment justice; history and ethics of occupational health; sustainable development.

Current Research

"Cost Effectiveness of Occupational Health Interventions." with Prof. Supriya Lahiri (Economics) and collaborators in India and Brazil

"Tobacco Industry and Trade Unions, " NCI-Funded project ar Tufts University, with Dr. Edith Balbach

"Behavior Based Safety Systems", with Beth Rosenberg (Tufts University School of Medicine) and the United Steelworkers (NIEHS funded technical assistance project)

"Worker Hazards at the Point of Consumption", including exploratory research on health and safety and safety hazards in the education industry.

Educational Background

M.Sc., Physiology (Occupational Health), Harvard School of Public Health, 1981 

Ph.D., Economics, MIT, 1976

B.Sc., Industrial & Labor Relations, Cornell, 1960