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David Michaels

David Michaels, PhD, MPH, is an epidemiologist and professor at the George Washington University School of Public Health. He served as Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health from 2009 until January 2017, the longest serving administrator in OSHA's history. His latest book is The Triumph of Doubt: Dark Money and the Science of Deception.


By using a variety of ploys to manufacture doubt, a whole industry of science-for-hire experts helps corporations put profits over public health and safety.

David Michaels