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The Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program has a long history of clinical, epidemiological, and basic science research covering a wide array of interests, including:

  • Occupational injuries
  • Isocyanates
  • Asbestos
  • Beryllium
  • Noise and hearing loss
  • Animals as sentinels of human disease
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Occupational asthma
  • Work disability

Follow the links to read more about some featured ongoing projects. In addition, more information about our faculty’s ongoing research projects can be found under the Faculty and Staff section.


We are always interested in working with talented researchers in a wide-range of fields, including economics, nursing, public health, disability, noise, and injury. We have numerous ongoing projects and collaborations, including other Yale University departments, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California at Berkeley, University of Massachusetts Lowell, University of Kentucky, Carnegie Mellon, and the RAND Corporation.

Current Projects