Martin David Slade, MPH
Marty Slade is Director of Research at the Yale University Occupational & Environmental Medicine Program within the School of Medicine and is an Adjunct Faculty member of the University of North Carolina Graduate School. He earned a BS in aerospace engineering at Syracuse University, where he was graduated as a General Motors Corporation Scholar, and earned his MPH at Yale University. He is currently a candidate for a DSc degree in biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Mr. Slade spent nearly 15 years as a Staff Engineer and Product Development Manager at AlliedSignal Corporation where he specialized in quality assurance evaluation of gas turbine engines. Following the merger of AlliedSignal and Honeywell, he determined to redirect his mathematical skills to address concerns for occupational and environmental health. Since returning to graduate school, he has taught biostatistics at Yale, served as a consultant statistician to a number of corporations and hospitals, is a member of the Department of Defense Task Force on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, and has participated in a range of research projects at Yale and Harvard Universities.
As a member of the consulting staff at Jonathan Borak and Company, Mr. Slade has contributed to the analysis of a large census-based epidemiological database related to the assessment of drinking water contamination, the statistical reconstruction of an epidemiological study of a childhood cancer cluster, and a formal meta-analysis of brain cancer in the rubber and tire industry and a decision-analytic assessment of screening tests for beryllium sensitization.
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