Symposium: Improving Immigrant Worker Health

Event Date

UC Davis International Center, Multipurpose Room

The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health is proud to present "Improving Immigrant Worker Health", moderated by John Balmes, MD, Director, COEH North. 


Featured Speakers  

  • Marc Schenker, MD, MPH, Founding Director of the COEH UC Davis 
    • A brief history of Immigrant Workers and Occupational Health 
  • Linda Delp, PhD, MPH, Director of the Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program UCLA 
    • Occupational Health of Immigrant Workers: The Role of Worker Advocacy Groups 
  • Don Villarejo, PhD, Founding Director of the California Institute for Rural Studies 
    • Agricultural Workers: The Challenges of Assessing Occupational Health Status, 1990-2017 
  • Ellen Widess, JD, Former Director of CalOSHA 
    • The Challenges of Regulatory Approaches to Improve Immigrant Worker Health 


RSVP no later than June 15th to or (530) 752-5254 

Distinguished professor Marc Schenker

Please join us after the symposium for a special retirement event to celebrate the career of  Dr. Marc Schenker, Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences and Medicine, 5:00 p.m. UC Davis International Center Multipurpose Room.