Research, Education, and Prevention Projects

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The UMASH Center conducts multidisciplinary projects in the areas of research, prevention, and education related to the health and safety of the agricultural workforce.  UMASH has currently funded projects related to health and safety in the pork production industry, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization and infection in swine veterinarians, surveillance of disease and injury in dairy farmers, surveillance of zoonotic diseases in agriculture workers, immigrant dairy worker health and safety, facilitating return to work in ill and injured workers, and establishing a multidisciplinary network to address agriculture worker health and safety issues.

UMASH projects address one of more of these three areas of study: