Dr. Dale is a Professor of Medicine and Occupational Therapy at WUSM. Dr. Dale has over 25 years of experience in the clinical treatment of work-related upper extremity conditions and in worksite based prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. She has used a variety of intervention methods for individuals and groups of workers in many industries including healthcare, construction, automotive, manufacturing, and service industries, to prevent or reduce the effects of physical exposures from work tasks. Since joining the OSHR Group in 2001, she earned a Ph.D. in Epidemiology with a focus on measurement and evaluation of musculoskeletal disorders. She is currently conducting several intervention studies exploring the use of a participatory process with workers and managers to identify and implement strategies for reducing physical exposures in work tasks and improve wellness of the workforce. Dr. Dale has a passion for helping workers maintain and regain function in order to lead successful and productive work lives.