HFES and IISE Webinar: Continuing Education in Ergonomics (University Programs)

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Have you ever thought about where to go to improve your ergonomics knowledge or skills?  Is there ergo information you’re seeking but can’t find a resource to provide it?  At HFES and AES, we are here to share information from our experts and help you sharpen those skills.  In this session, you will learn about three university-based continuing education training programs.  Representatives from Ohio State University, University of Michigan, and North Carolina State University will share information about their programs (material, objectives, target audience, format, etc.).  You will have an opportunity to ask questions and join in a discussion of the benefits and training needs of those who apply ergonomics in the workplaces.


  • Julia G. Abate, MSE, CPE

Julia G. Abate is the Executive Director for The Ergonomics Center, housed in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at NC State University. She is a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) with over 25 years of experience helping companies develop and grow their ergonomics programs. She has degrees from the University of Michigan in mechanical and industrial and operations engineering. Julia is currently a Program Chair for the Applied Ergonomics Conference and one of the Technical Vice Presidents for the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE). She also serves on the advisory boards for the IISE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors, the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center (NC OSHERC) and the National Safety Council’s MSD SolutionsLab. 

  • Dr. Gary Allread

Dr. Gary Allread is Program Director for the SRI-Ergonomics, the consulting and training branch of Ohio State University’s Spine Research Institute. His work involves translating ergonomics and workplace biomechanics research into usable knowledge for industry. He manages and provides ergonomics technical assistance to industrial clients, with the focus on preventing musculoskeletal disorders in a wide variety of occupational work settings, including manufacturing, distribution, and food processing. Dr. Allread has published numerous articles, including several in the journals Ergonomics and Applied Ergonomics, and he is also a Certified Professional Ergonomist.

  • Sheryl Ulin, PhD, CPE

Dr. Sheryl Ulin is the Director of Continuing Education and the Research Program Officer at the University of Michigan's Center for Ergonomics. Her research interests include Ergonomic programs, Custom training, and Evaluation and control of work-related risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders.


HFES and IISE Webinar: Continuing Education in Ergonomics (University Programs)
06/16/2023 at 1:00 PM (EDT)  |  60 minutes
06/16/2023 at 1:00 PM (EDT)  |  60 minutes