Celeste MonfortonCeleste Monforton, Dr.PH, MPH is a public health lecturer at Texas State University, and liaison to the ADAO Science and Prevention Advisory Boards. Her research includes assessment of worker health and safety laws and policies, and their effectiveness in protecting workers from illnesses, disability and death. Prior to her graduate studies, Dr. Monforton was a federal employee at the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA, 1991-1995) and Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA, 1996-2001). Dr. Monforton is an active member of the American Public Health Association, serves on the association’s Executive Board, and in leadership positions with the association’s Occupational Health and Safety Section.