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School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-2369
shs@oakland.edu

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
shs@oakland.edu

thomas w schenk, Ph.D.

headshot of Thomas Schenk
Title: Assistant Professor
Office:  1029 Human Health Building
Phone: (248) 364-8686
Fax: (248) 364-8657
E-mail: schenk2@oakland.edu

Educational Background:
Ph.D., Epidemiology, State University of New York at Buffalo
M.P.H., Environmental and Industrial Health, The University of Michigan
B.A., Biology, Canisius College

Teaching Interests:
Occupational Safety and Health Practice
Environmental Health and Safety Research Methods 

Research/Scholarship: 
Dr. Schenk's areas of expertise include environmental health, industrial safety, and occupational epidemiology.  He served as the Corporate Epidemiologist and Director of Global Medical Operations at General Motors where he was responsible for employee health surveillance.  His work at GM resulted in research collaborations with investigators for academia, government institutes, and labor unions.  Dr. Schenk's research interests and publications include the epidemiology of occupational injuries and illnesses, occupational health services delivery, and the impact of health on human performance.  

Personal Interests: 
Running, cycling, landscape photography, and cooking.