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About Uwe Reischl

Dr. Uwe Reischl is a Professor in the School of Public and Population Health at Boise State University, where he has taught since 2002. He is a public health physician with a focus on international public health policy and occupational health. He has 30 years of University research, teaching, and administration experience. Dr. Reischl received his undergraduate and graduate training at the University of California at Berkeley where he obtained the Ph.D. degree in Environmental Health Sciences from the School of Public Health. Dr. Reischl received his medical training at the University of Ulm in Germany where he obtained the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in medicine. He has contributed to the assessment of global health conditions and has been involved in the assessment of health care systems in numerous countries around the world. He served as a science advisor to the Global Advisory Committee on Health Research of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. In addition to his teaching and research work, Dr. Reischl has developed strong links between academia and the private sector. He currently serves on the board of directors of several health technology companies.


2002 - Present Professor, Boise State University School of Public and Population Health
2002 - 2006 Director, Boise State University Center for Health Policy
1998 - 2002 President, UTEK Corporation
1998 - 2002 Professor, University of South Florida ‐ Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
1989 - 1998 Visiting Scholar and Scientific Associate, University of Ulm ‐ World Health Organization (WHO) Center
1979 - 1987 Associate Professor, University of South Florida ‐ Industrial Health and Safety Program
1979 - 1987 Director, Oakland University ‐ Industrial Health and Safety Program
1974 - 1979 Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine ‐ Program in Social Ecology
1974 - 1979 Associate Director, University of California, Irvine ‐ Social Ecology Program
1972 - 1974 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of California - Berkeley ‐ Department of Environmental Health Sciences

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2011 - Present Editorial Advisory Board, Sigurnost, Croatian Journal of Safety
2006 - Present Board of Directors (Member), Behavior Imaging Solutions, Inc.
2006 - Present Board of Directors (President), Idaho Council for International Visitors
2012 - 2016 Board of Directors (Member), CATCH: Charitable Assistance for the Community’s Homeless
2004 - 2015 Editorial Board, Northwest Public Health, University of Washington - Seattle Campus
2006 - 2014 Member, Global Health Council
2005 - 2013 Chairman - Board of Directors, DC Group International, Inc.
2011 - 2012 Leadership Council, American Lung Association, Mountain Pacific Region
2005 - 2010 Member, Idaho Rural Health Association
2002 - 2010 Member, Idaho Environmental Health Association
1998 - 2010 Member, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
2004 - 2009 Advisory Board, Northwest Educational Research Center, University of Washington - Seattle Campus
1982 - 1998 Member, American Industrial Hygiene Association
1982 - 1998 Member, American Public Health Association
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Honors and Awards

  • 2005, 2007 - Faculty Partner Award, Boise State University
  • 2007 - Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Health Sciences
  • 2010 - Healthcare Innovator Award, Idaho Business Review


  • International Public Health
  • Public Health Research Methods
  • Health Care Systems and Organization
  • Advanced Environmental Health
  • Health Economics
  • Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health
  • Safety Engineering and Management
  • Occupational Ergonomics in Medicine


1998 M.D. - Ph.D. - Clinical Medicine, University of Ulm ‐ School of Medicine
1972 Ph.D. - Environmental Health Sciences, University of California - Berkeley ‐ School of Public Health
1969 M. Arch. - Architecture, University of California - Berkeley ‐ College of Environmental Design
1968 B.A. - Architecture, University of California - Berkeley ‐ College of Environmental Design

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