Marc Shenker

Dr Marc Shenker

Distinguished Professor, MD, MPH
Institution: Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis
Current Insitution Location: United States of America

Phone Number:  530-752-5676 MS1c
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Migration Health Research Area/Expertise
Marc Schenker is a Distinguished Professor of Public Health Sciences and Medicine at the UC Davis School of Medicine. He has over 30 years of experience in medicine and public health research, teaching and public service. Dr. Schenker is the founding and current director of the Davis Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, the Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, and the Migration and Health Research Center.
His specialty is occupational and environmental disease, with a focus on respiratory and reproductive health. Dr. Schenker also conducts epidemiologic research and public policy advocacy on the health of global migrant populations with a particular focus on farmworkers and occupational disease. He has published over 200 scientific manuscripts and six textbooks and has received numerous awards for his work. He is editor of a recent book entitled “Migration and Health: Research Methods Handbook.”

Research Focus/Expertise on Relevant Migrant Categories
Internal Migration
Migrant Workers (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)

International/Cross-Border Migration
Human trafficking (Adults)
International migrant workers (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)
Refugees (Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly)
Seasonal farm workers (Children, Adolescents, Adults)