About the Contributor: Jane Lipscomb

Jane LipscombJane Lipscomb, PhD, MS, BSN, FAAN, RN, is a member of the DCA's board of directors and the director of the University of Maryland School of Nursing Center for Work and Health Research. She has conducted research on the health and safety of health care and social service workers for over 20 years, working in partnership with front line workers, their representatives in organized labor, and management to assess workplace hazards and then develop and implement workplace interventions and evaluate their impact on health and safety. She has been awarded funding for four large research projects by NIOSH, where she once worked a senior scientist in the Office of the Director.

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