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Craig Slatin

Craig Slatin, Sc.D., MPH. Professor


Work Environment Policy, Health Education and Policy

Research Interest

Work Environment Policy; Political Economy of the Work Environment; Neoliberal restructuring and occupational and environmental health - current focus is the Healthcare Industry; Sustainable Production; Environmental Justice; Social movements for justice and health; Worker Health and Safety Education and Training (development, delivery, and evaluation; using web-based technologies); Social and Health disparities; Public Health Policy and History; Qualitative - case study - research.

Research Interests and Collaborations

Educational Background

Sc.D., Work Environment Policy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA, 1997
M.P.H., Boston University School of Public Health, MA, 1986
B.A., University of Massachusetts Boston, College of Public and Community Services. MA, 1983


Craig Slatin, Sc.D., MPH, is a Professor of Health Education and Policy in the Department of Public Health, School of Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is also the Principal Investigator and Director of The New England Consortium, an awardee of the national Worker Education and Training Program supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS.) At UMass Lowell Professor Slatin has advanced teaching and research in occupational and environmental public health policy.  His research has addressed health and safety training evaluation, health disparities – particularly within the healthcare workforce, and the political economy of the work environment.  He has published peer reviewed articles, editorials and commentaries, book chapters, and a book “Environmental Unions: Labor and the Superfund” (2009, Baywood Publishing Company, Inc.).  He is the editor of New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy, which strives to bring together academic researchers, advocates, and activists. Slatin’s work is recognized internationally, nationally, and regionally.  He is an active member of his own union, the Massachusetts Teachers’ Association.