Dr. Mendeloff is a Public Policy Analyst and Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. He also has joint appointments in the School of Law and in the Graduate School of Public Health. He holds a PhD from the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of California-Berkeley. He taught there and at the University of California-San Diego and SUNY-Albany before coming to the University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on government regulation of health and safety risks, especially by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, but also by the FDA, NHTSA, and EPA. His other research interests have included trauma care, mental health services, and organ procurement. He is currently on half-time leave from the University to direct the Center for Health and Safety in the Workplace at the RAND Corporation.