Adam Schwartz, a PhD candidate in the Occupational Injury Prevention and Research Training program, was recently awarded the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) K.U. Smith Student Award. His paper titled, “Intra-rater and inter-rater reliability for the Rapid Entire Body Assessment (REBA) tool,” will be presented and the award received at the 20th Congress of the IEA in Florence, Italy in August 2018.
The International Ergonomics Association (IEA) K.U. Smith Student Award was launched in 1997, providing a tangible means by which the IEA can encourage the development of the discipline, foster scholarship, and recognize worthy achievements. The purpose of the award is to honor a deserving student responsible for an application of or contribution to ergonomics. This award is given every three years; any student-authored paper in the last three years was eligible for this award.
Advisor: Susan Goodwin Gerberich, PhDSHARE