Environmental and Occupational Health

Thomas E. Bernard, Ph.D

Professor & Department Chair

Contact Info

Office: CPH 1106
Voice Mail: (813) 974-6629
Fax: (813) 974-4718
Email: tbernard@health.usf.edu
 Education and History

Came to USF



B.S. Carnegie Mellon University, 1970
M.S. Carnegie Mellon University, 1972
Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, 1975


Occupational Safety and Health


Industrial Hygiene

Research Interests

Evaluation and Control of
Heat Stress
Strain Ergonomics

Other Information

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Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Bernard's primary teaching assignments support the occupational safety and health program in the department. His classes include industrial ergonomics, OHS administration, physical agents, and controls. He also provides lectures in the introductory and laboratory courses in industrial hygiene as well as survey courses. With respect to research, Dr. Bernard's interests include the evaluation and control of heat stress and strain and ergonomics. He also serves on college and professional committees and participates in a number of professional development classes.