Mesothelioma and Taconite Mining Exposures
Bruce H. Alexander, Ph.D. is a Mayo Professor in Public Health and Head of the Division of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Alexander is an occupational and environmental epidemiologist and works on a wide range of collaborative interdisciplinary research on the health effects of occupational and environmental exposures in relation to respiratory diseases, injury, cancer, and infectious diseases. His active interests include the development of multidisciplinary approaches to address complex public health problems and building public health practice capacity, One Health, the health of agricultural populations, and global health. He was a lead investigator for the Minnesota Taconite Worker Health Study and has served as the PI at the University of Minnesota for the U.S. Radiologic Technologists Study since 1999. He is the Director of the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center and the Director of the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Training Program of the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety.