Peter Schnall, MD, MPH
Dr. Peter Schnall is the Director of the Healthy Work Campaign, as well as the Founder and Director of the Center for Social Epidemiology. An epidemiologist, Peter has studied the impact of working conditions on the development of hypertension among workers for over 30 years, as well promoting increasing awareness among students, colleagues and the public of the important role psychosocial work stressors play in the development of chronic mental and physical illnesses.
Dr. Schnall leads the academic interdisciplinary research team that includes himself, Drs. BongKyoo Choi, Marnie Dobson, Viviola Gomez-Ortiz, Arturo Juárez-García, Paul Landsbergis and Ellen Rosskam. His role as director of the Healthy Work Campaign includes supervising the HWC in collaboration with the HWC team, developing contacts and relationships with potential HWC partners, and as a writer of web pages, blogs, and other materials to promote the Campaign.