- disability, occupational health, patient-centered research, risk factors & disease risk, translational research, trauma & injury prevention
Dr. Evanoff, director of Washington University in St. Louis’ Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, is a researcher in the area of occupational health and safety; his research entails the epidemiology and prevention of work-related injuries and illnesses, work-related musculoskeletal disorders and workplace health promotion.
His community-based studies have involved recruiting large populations of workers and cooperating closely with labor unions, employers and employees. His team frequently uses worker participatory approaches to preventive interventions. They are also investigating smoking, obesity and other personal health behaviors, and their interactions with other exposures in the work environment.
Dr. Evanoff’s institutional roles include director of the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and assistant dean for Clinical and Translational Research at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. As one of its three translational science themes, the ICTS devotes resources to advancing CER and dissemination and implementation research; they also collaborate directly with the Institute for Public Health on community-engaged research programs.