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Niels Koehncke MD, MSc, FRCPC Professor - Department of Medicine, Specialist in Occupational Medicine; Canadian Centre for Rural and Agricultural Health

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:

  • Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
    Faculty, Canadian Centre for Rural and Agricultural Health Health (Past Director, 2012-2022)
  • Specialist in Occupational Medicine Clinic, Royal University Hospital
  • Undergraduate and Graduate teaching in Occupational Medicine, Occupational Hygiene, Toxicology, Public Health
  • Medical Director, CANWORKSAFE occupational health surveillance program
  • Scientific Lead, Knowledge Translation Laboratory
  • 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 and learning, mentoring
  • aviation and aerospace medicine, human factors