Sandra Sulsky

Sandra Sulsky is serving as Secretary of the IEA. She has designed, analyzed and overseen the successful execution of large, records-based epidemiological studies of occupational injury and disability as well as evaluations of the effectiveness of work place health and safety interventions and outcomes of health care. She specializes in the rigorous application and documentation of research methods and has authored or co-authored critical reviews of the epidemiological literature on topics including human health effects of occupational exposures to specific chemicals and to work place physical activities. Dr. Sulsky has been involved in identifying and developing the scientific base needed by the US Food and Drug Administration to support tobacco product regulation since it was given authority to oversee the tobacco industry in 2009. Her expertise as a methodologist has provided a flexible platform for work supporting industry and government clients, and she has provided litigation support in toxic tort cases alleging occupational or environmental causes of disease in individual and class actions. Dr. Sulsky has taught several on-line and in-person courses as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, and she serves as a peer reviewer for several journals. She has served as an invited expert panelist for the Canadian national and Ontario provincial governments and is currently a member of the Community Advisory Board appointed by the Dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst. Dr. Sulsky served on the Board of Directors of the American College of Epidemiology from 2006-2009 and has been a member or chair of several committees. She currently directs the Applied Epidemiology group of Ramboll US Corporation, located in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.