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High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health & Safety

HICAHS is dedicated to improving the health, safety, and well-being of those working in the agriculture, and forestry industries. We are composed of a multi-disciplinary team that researches topics such as mechanical hazards, tractor roll-overs, musculoskeletal stress, respiratory disease and traumatic injury.
 
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Welcome,

Whitney Pennington!

 
 
On August 1, HICAHS welcomed Ms. Whitney Pennington as Outreach Program Coordinator. Whitney will be working full-time with the outreach core to strengthen HICAHS' communications with community partners, stakeholders, and target audiences.
 
Previously Whitney has served in communications, outreach, and health education roles for poison control centers at both state and national levels. Her work with poison control centers focused on using digital media and novel methods to communicate poison prevention messages. Whitney is eager to expand her work to broader agricultural health and safety topics.
 
Whitney received her Masters of Public Health, concentrating in Environmental Health, from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Welcome, Whitney! 
 

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