Researchers Soon To Conclude Study On Whether Firefighters' Health Issues Were Job Related


Five years ago, after a Tucson firefighter sought out help for a fire investigator diagnosed with leukemia, UA College of Public Health Associate Dean of Research and BIO5 member Dr. Jefferey Burgess, began to study and prove how firefighters’ health issues are directly related to their work. These findings could help firefighters receive workers compensation for health issues caused by their jobs.