The annual National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Symposium was held Wednesday, April 27, 2011 in Mayo Memorial Auditorium at the University of Minnesota. The event was sponsored by the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS) and featured poster presentations and a lecture and discussion session.
The lecture, “From Research to Policy: Using Science to Inform and Design Effective Injury Control Policy,” was presented by Linda C. Degutis, DrPH, MSN, Director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The lecture focused on linking policy to science, and the importance of evaluating policy for intended and unintended consequences. The lecture was followed by a poster session and reception.