Biography

Dr. Benjamin Roberts is a Senior Health Scientist with Cardno ChemRisk. He completed his PhD in Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His training and research focused on improving exposure assessment techniques for occupational noise with an emphasis on using new technology and rigorous statistical methods. Dr. Roberts also holds an MPH in industrial hygiene from the University of Michigan and has helped trained other industrial hygiene graduate students in using air sampling equipment, direct reading instruments, and noise dosimeters. Dr. Roberts is a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is the past-chair of the AIHA Noise Committee.

Education

  • PhD, Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, 2017
  • MPH, Industrial Hygiene, University of Michigan, 2014
  • BS, Biology, Alma College, 2012

Professional Associations

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (2013 - present)
  • National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) (2014-present)

Most Recent Awards/Professional Honors

  • NHCA Student Research Award (2016)
  • Warren Cook Award (2016)
  • AIHce Computer Applications Committee Best Student Poster (2016)
  • AIHce Career and Employment Services Committee Best Student Poster (2016)
  • NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda Fellowship (2014)
  • Environmental Health Science MPH Student of the Year Award (2014)
  • Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society Student Scholarship Award (2013)
  • Robin Theeuwes Award (2013)
  • American Industrial Hygiene Foundation Clyde M. Berry Memorial Scholarship (2013)
  • Michigan-NIOSH Education and Research Center Fellowship (2012 & 2013)
  • Dean’s Scholarship-University of Michigan School of Public Health (2012 & 2013)