Aaron Yoder currently serves as the CoP Leader for the Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice (www.eXtension.org/AgSafety). He is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. As an Assistant Professor at UNMC, Aaron is the Education/Translation Core Director of the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (www.unmc.edu/publichealth/cscash/) where he is working to improve the health of workers in agriculture and related industries through science based research, product development and outreach.
Preceding this Aaron was at Penn State University as an Instructor and Extension Safety Associate. As an Instructor and Extension Safety Associate for Penn State, Aaron provided national leadership for the National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program by coordinating online instructor training and educational programs for 4-Hers, volunteers and county educators. In addition, he taught within the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering and participates in other research and outreach programs for the Penn State Agricultural Safety and Health Program.