Paul Landsbergis, PhD
Dr. Landsbergis combines a research focus on occupational stress and health with expertise in education and training on occupational safety and health and occupational stress. With graduate training in psychology, labor studies and epidemiology, Dr. Landsbergis came to Mt. Sinai in 2000 after a decade of work at Cornell University Medical College on the only long-term prospective study of job strain and ambulatory blood pressure.
Dr. Landsbergis is principal investigator of several research projects that examine the potential impact of work organization on a variety of health outcomes, including hypertension, cardiovascular disease, musculoskeletal disorders, and psychological disorders. He is also the epidemiologist for the Mt. Sinai Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Dr. Landsbergis is a member of the International Board of the Job Content Questionnaire, a member of the National Research Council??s Committee on the Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers, and a co-editor of the first textbook on ?"The Workplace and Cardiovascular Disease?". With colleagues at UCLA and UC Irvine, he developed and taught new courses on Occupational Health Psychology and Occupational Cardiology, and helped to develop a website on occupational stress and social epidemiology: www.workhealth.org. Dr. Landsbergis was co-chair of the 4th International Conference on the Work Environment and Cardiovascular Diseases, sponsored by the International Congress of Occupational Health (ICOH), Los Angeles, California, March 9-11, 2005: www.coeh.uci.edu/ICOH/.