Dr. Jim Melius

Administrator, NYS Laborers Health and Safety Trust

Jim MeliusDr. Melius is an occupational physician and epidemiologist who currently serves as the administrator of the NYS Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund and as Director of Research for the Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America. Prior to this, he spent several years directing occupational and environmental health programs for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and for the New York State Department of Health. He is currently the Chair of the Presidential Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health. He also serves as Chair of the Steering Committee for the WTC Medical Monitoring and Steering Committee which oversees this program for WTC responders.