Jack T. DennerleinMS, PhD
Jack Dennerlein, PhD is an Adjunct Professor of Ergonomics and Safety in the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Dennerlein is also a Professor in and Director of Research for the Department of Physical Therapy, Movement, and Rehabilitation Sciences at Bouvè College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University. He also holds an Adjunct Scientist appointment at the VU Medical Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Dr. Dennerlein is Co-Principal Investigator for the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Center for Work, Health and Wellbeing. His research, which is funded mainly by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, seeks to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders through multiple research approaches that are based on a systems approach articulated through the goal of modern ergonomics, which is to optimize system performance and human wellbeing.
Dr. Dennerlein currently serves the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Total Worker Health Centers of Excellence Directors Committee and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Occupational Health Surveillance Advisory Board, as well as its Hospital Ergonomics Task Force.