Dr. Jeff Burgess, a professor in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been awarded $2.3 million for two national research grants to study and prevent injuries among firefighters.
The CD established an Executive Committee with the primary role of ensuring that junior investigators receive the conceptual and technical support necessary to transition to full independence. Each committee member typically serves a 3-year term. The Executive Committee currently includes the Director (Dr. Donata Vercelli) and Drs. Nathan Cherrington (Center Director), Fernando Martinez (designated by the SWEHSC Director), and Jefferey Burgess (Co-Director, IHSFC).