Bruce Alexander

Bruce H. Alexander, PhD

Professor and Division Head, Division of Environmental Health Sciences


Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH)
Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety


PhD, Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1994
MS, Environmental Health, Colorado State University, 1987
BS, Environmental Health, Colorado State University, 1984


I am an occupational and environmental epidemiologist with research interests in environmental determinants of cancer and respiratory disease, injury prevention and control, One Health, the health of agricultural populations, and global health. My work focuses on the development of multidisciplinary approaches to address complex public health problems and building public health research and practice capacity


Occupational and environmental epidemiology environment and exposures, infectious disease, injuries, epidemiology, occupational health, One Health, global health, agricultural health.

Awards and Recognition

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health
  • Mayo Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health, 2016
  • Faculty Excellence Award, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Minnesota, 2002

Professional Associations

  • Society for Epidemiologic Research
  • International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
  • American College of Epidemiology
  • International Commission on Occupational Health
  • Delta Omega

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