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Niels Koehncke MD, MSc, FRCPC Associate Professor

104 Clinic Place, P.O. Box 23, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 2Z4

Background Information:

Dr. Koehncke completed his undergraduate training in Honors Zoology in 1991 and graduated from Medical School in 1995 (University of Alberta). He completed his Residency training in Occupational Medicine in 2000 (University of Alberta), which included the completion of a Master's Degree in Public Health Sciences (Specialization in Occupational Health). He is a Royal College-certified specialist in Occupational Medicine (FRCPC).

Professional Roles:

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
Faculty, Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture (Past Director, 2012-2022)

  • Clinical Practice: Occupational Medicine Clinic, Royal University Hospital
  • Undergraduate and Graduate teaching in Occupational Medicine, Occupational Hygiene, Toxicology, Public Health
  • Research focused on agricultural and occupational health, with a focus on agricultural fatalities and injuries, and veterinary occupational health
  • Medical Director, CCHSA CANWORKSAFE occupational health surveillance program
  • Scientific Lead, CCHSA Knowledge Translation Laboratory
  • Previously served as the Chief Occupational Medical Officer, Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety, from 2000-2019

Areas of Interest:

  • occupational health screening and surveillance
  • industrial hygiene
  • occupational noise exposure
  • occupational respiratory exposures and disease
  • teaching
  • aviation and aerospace medicine