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Mrs Nola Olsen

Senior Research Officer
MDHS

Contact details
Address
MDHS
The University of Western Australia (M431)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 1311
Fax
+61 8 6488 1611
Email
nola.olsen@uwa.edu.au
Biography
Nola Olsen has been employed by the Occupational Respiratory Epidemiology Group (ORE), School of Population Health since 1991, managing occupational cohort databases, performing regular linkages to update cancer and mortality registrations. In addition to this role she acts as the Research Officer for the Western Australian Mesothelioma Register. This involves researching all cases of mesothelioma notified to the Western Australian Cancer Registry to discover and document exposure to asbestos, smoking history and any other relevant details. All cases are presented to the committee on a regular basis where diagnosis is confirmed and exposure coded. She has worked in this role since 1995.
Key research
Wittenoom Worker and Exresident Cohort Studies.
Asbestos Review Program.
Occupational exposure to asbestos.
Mesothelioma register.
Current external positions
Research officer for the Western Australian Mesothelioma Register at the Western Australian Cancer Registry, Health Information Centre, Health Department of Western Australia
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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