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Early Career Research Fellow - Alberto Caban-Martinez

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The National Academies of Sciences and Engineering Gulf Research Program (NASEM GRP)


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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Gulf Research Program (NASEM - GRP)

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NASEM Gulf Research Program Fellowships


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Education and Outreach

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Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

Dr. Caban-Martinez is an assistant professor of public health sciences and director of the Musculoskeletal Disorders and Occupational Health Lab at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He earned his B.S. in computer science from the University of Miami, his M.P.H. from Nova Southeastern University, and completed the osteopathic medicine program at Nova Southeastern University and the doctoral occupational epidemiology program at the University of Miami. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he learned to develop workplace interventions in the construction industry. Dr. Caban-Martinez’s interdisciplinary program of research aims to conduct robust occupational and environmental health surveillance activities and provide rigorous scientific evidence about effective ways to reduce musculoskeletal disorders and improve the well-being of worker populations. He focuses on finding ways to promote safe work practices, healthy behaviors, and healthy work environments.


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