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Mieke Koehoorn

Mieke Koehoorn

Professor, PhD

Associate Director, Research

Co-Director, Partnership for Work, Health and Safety



132-2206 East Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3


Mieke does research on work and health issues, with a focus on the epidemiology of work related injury/illness, the determinants of work disability and the evaluation of workers’ compensation policies and programs.

She has a special interest in using “big data”, including workers’ compensation data, for population-based health research.

In addition to serving as Associate Director, Faculty Affairs, in the School, she is Co-director of the Partnership for Work, Health and Safety, a research partnership between UBC and WorkSafeBC (the province’s workers’ compensation system), and holds a Chair in Gender, Work and Health.

Below are articles related to her research.