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Urban — Global Public Health

Faculty Profile

  • Mitchel Rosen, PhD

  • Associate Professor

  • Department of Urban-Global Public Health

  • CV

Occupational safety and health; workforce development; public health practice; emergency planning; emergency preparedness; public health education.

Dr. Mitchel Rosen received his PhD from Rutgers University Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, MS from University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health, and BA in Biology from the University of Rhode Island.

Research Interests
Dr. Rosen’s interests include workforce development issues for public health professionals, specifically in the concentrations of occupational health and safety, public health capacity development, and emergency preparedness.  Dr. Rosen focuses his research on impact of training on workplace practice. Dr. Rosen, as Director of the Center for Public Health Workforce Development, is responsible for providing training to public health professionals in New Jersey. Since 1988, he has managed the training of over 475,000 workers in occupational safety and health, environmental health, and public health education.  He provides short courses, seminars and conferences to meet the training needs identified in our region.  Dr. Rosen is the Principal Investigator of several programs, including the NJ/NY Hazardous Materials Worker Training Center (funded by NIEHS), the Continuing and Outreach Education Program for the NY/NJ Education and Research Center (funded by NIOSH), the Region 2 Public Health Training Center (funded by HRSA).  

Select Publications
Lucchini, R., McDiarmid, M., Van der Laan, G., Rosen, M., Placidi, D., Radon, K., Ruchirawat, M., Kurtz, L., Landrigan, P. (2018) "Education and Training: Key Factors in Global Occupational and Environmental Health.", Annals of global health Vol. 84

Koshy, K., Presutti, M., Rosen, M. (2015) "Implementing the Hazard Communication Standard final rule: Lessons learned", Journal of Chemical Health and Safety Vol. 22

Riley, K., Slatin, C., Rice, C., Rosen, M., Weidner, B., Fleishman, J., Alerding, L., Delp, L. (2015) "Managers' perceptions of the value and impact of HAZWOPER worker health and safety training.", American journal of industrial medicine Vol. 58

Rosen, M., Koshy, K., Patel, M. (2014) "Safety and Health Certificate Programs: Practical Application Beyond Training", Journal of Safety Health and Environmental Research Vol. 10

Toninelli, E., Fostinelli, J., Rosen, M. A., Lucchini, R., Apostoli, P. (2012) "[Interdisciplinary training opportunities for residents in occupational medicine: the experience of the ERC Tour 2012].", Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro ed ergonomia Vol. 34

Rosen, M. A., Caravanos, J., Milek, D., Udasin, I. (2011) "An innovative approach to interdisciplinary occupational safety and health education.", American journal of industrial medicine Vol. 54

Scholarly Activities
Rutgers School of Public Health Occupational Medicine Residency Advisory Committee Member

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Occupational Medicine Residency Advisory Committee Member

American National Standards Institute, Z490.1, Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training Committee Member

Guest Editorial Board, Pedagogy in Health Promotion (2016)

Delta Omega - Alpha Eta Chapter, Faculty Induction (2016) - The Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health recognizes outstanding achievement in the field.

Outstanding Volunteer Award - Ocean County Family Success Center (2015) - This award honors an individual for their outstanding work as a Ocean County Family Success Center volunteer.

President’s Award - New Jersey Public Health Association (2013) - Presented to an individual for outstanding service and leadership to the cause of public health.

New Jersey SOPHE Salute - New Jersey Society for Public Health Education (2011) - Recognizes a member who has gone "above and beyond” the call of duty for NJ SOPHE, who has dedicated countless hours toward the betterment of the organization, and who exemplifies commitment and loyalty to the profession.

Outstanding Service Award - New Jersey Health Officers Association (2010) - The New Jersey Public Health Association recognizes public health champions and individuals for their outstanding contributions to the cause of health of the public in New Jersey

Community/Campus Partnership Award (with HOPE Community Outreach Center, Camden, NJ) - UMDNJ-School of Public Health (2010) - This award recognizes efforts made in community and campus partnership.

Faculty Community Service Award - UMDNJ-School of Public Health (2010) - This award honors faculty members who demonstrate outstanding community service.

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