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Mieke Koehoorn

Mieke Koehoorn

Professor, PhD
Occupational and Environmental Health Division
Senior Scientist, Partnership for Work, Health and Safety
School of Population and Public Health

Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs
Faculty of Medicine


157-2206 East Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Institute for Gender and and Health, Chair in Gender, Work and Health (2013-18)

Alf Nachemson Memorial Lectureship (2013), awarded to a prominent national or international individual who has made a significant contribution to the role of evidence in policy-making in the work and health field

University of British Columbia Killam Teaching Prize (nominated by students, colleagues, and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching) (2012-13)

Distinguished Achievement Award for Service to the University and Community, UBC Faculty of Medicine (2012/2013)

Award in Mentoring Early Career Faculty, UBC Faculty of Medicine (2012/2013)

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar (2002-07) and Senior Scholar (2007-12) Awards

Member, Canadian Association for Research on Work & Health

Member, Canadian Association for Public Health

Member, Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Scientist, Centre for Advancing Health Outcomes

Associate Faculty, Institute for Work & Health


Dr. Mieke Koehoorn’s program of research focuses on current and emerging issues in work and health, and investigates issues related to the surveillance and epidemiology of occupational injury and disease, and the evaluation of workers’ compensation policies and programs. Dr. Koehoorn also has a special interest in using “big data”, including workers’ compensation data, for population-based health research.