Harvey Checkoway, PhD

Harvey Checkoway, PhD is a Professor at UCSD in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Division of Global Health. Dr. Checkoway finished his PhD in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina in 1978 and MPH in Epidemiology from Yale University in 1975 and BA in Psychology from Boston University 1971.

Tracks: Epidemiology

Dr. Checkoway's main areas of research and teaching are occupational and environmental risk factors for chronic diseases. Recent examples of research projects for which he is principal investigator are studies of: environmental and genetic risk factors for Parkinson's disease; occupational exposures and risks for cancer and parkinsonism among Shanghai women textile workers; parkinsonism among welders.