Climate Impacts on Worker Health & Safety Center

Keeping workers and their communities safe, healthy, and productive in the midst of changing work environments.

The Climate Impacts on Worker Health & Safety (CIWHS) Center is an interdisciplinary group of researchers and public health practitioners whose mission is to play a proactive role in identifying and promoting climate-resilient workplaces, workforces, and communities. We are dedicated to keeping workers and their families safe, healthy, and productive by preventing and reducing health impacts from the effects of changing work environments and exposures.

This center emphasizes research and educational opportunities that gather passionate individuals eager to make change in this field. Stay tuned for details on our 2024 symposium.

The team

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Diana Jaramillo MPH

Senior Professional Research Assistant
  • Center for Health, Work & Environment
  • Department of Environmental & Occupational Health

Diana Jaramillo, MPH, is a Senior Professional Research Assistant at the Center for Health, Work and Environment (CHWE) within the Colorado School of Public Health. With a strong commitment to occupational public health research, Diana's work focuses on disseminating and implementing initiatives to enhance the health of vulnerable working populations both internationally and locally.

In her current role, Diana is a field operations manager for various international research projects. She is primarily dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of workers through implementing the Total Worker Health approach to workplace health and safety. Diana has conducted numerous training programs on Total Worker Health in both domestic and international settings. By integrating research findings with practical applications, she contributes to creating healthier and safer work environments for the workforce.

Throughout her career, Diana has been extensively involved in research projects with a special emphasis on improving the well-being of communities, particularly those in the demanding agricultural sector. Her contributions have focused on addressing critical health challenges faced by these workers and developing effective solutions to enhance their quality of life.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • MPH Environmental and Occupational Health, Colorado School of Public Health   
  • BS Biology, University of Central Florida



Climate and worker health class, runs in the Spring.

Capstone & practicum

Stay tuned for more details on these projects.

PhD candidates

The Climate & Worker Health Targeted Research Training (TRT) program supports future leaders in the field of climate and workforce health by receiving high-quality education and research training in addressing the short- and long-term impacts of climate change on occupational health. Trainees in this program will join a forward-thinking faculty and student cohort to address one of the most urgent challenges we face today in public health. 

Learn more & apply.


Center for Health, Work & Environment

Colorado School of Public Health

CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Suite W3111

Mail Stop B119

Aurora, CO 80045

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