Richard and Elizabeth Henby Sutter Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Dr. Evanoff graduated from Washington University School of Medicine, and did his residency in Internal Medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He trained in occupational disease epidemiology at the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he also completed a fellowship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He returned to St. Louis in 1994 to start a new program in Occupational Safety and Health Research at Washington University. Dr. Evanoff’s research has focused primarily on preventing injuries and musculoskeletal disorders among health care workers and construction workers. His work on injury prevention among health care workers has won several national awards, and has helped to shape national safety practices. Dr. Evanoff is a Professor of Medicine at Washington University, where he is active as a teacher, researcher, and treating physician. He believes that most work injuries can be avoided, that the workplace can be used to promote healthy behaviors, and that employers can improve their bottom lines through increased attention to worker health and safety.
View a selection of Dr. Evanoff’s recent publications.