Ms Sara Leitao-Alexandre

Ms Sara Leitao-Alexandre


Dr. Sara Leitao-Alexandre, Lecturer

Address: Epidemiology & Public Health, Western Gateway Building, Western Road, Cork

Telephone: +353 21 4205521

Fax: +353 21 4205469



Sara’s main interest is in the area of Occupational Health and Safety. She holds a higher Degree in Environmental Health and a Masters in Occupational Health. After completing her MSc she proceeded to develop her PhD in the area of Occupational Health Psychology. Her research is focused on the psychosocial aspects of work, more particularly the characteristics of the job of the Health and Safety Officer and its associated psychosocial hazards. In addition, she is looking into the professional's interaction with concepts such as safety performance and safety climate. Sara is also the coordinator for the MSc in Occupational Health. Additionally, she is currently the Membership Officer of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology.

School of Public Health

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4th Floor, Western Gateway Building, Western Road,