Desai Shan

Co-Investigator, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Desai Shan is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland. As a dedicated researcher in the fields of maritime law and occupational health and safety (OHS), she has published more than 20 research articles and book chapters on Canadian and international seafarers’ rights to occupational health and safety. She is now conducting research projects on Maritime Occupational Health and Safety in Canada, including seafarers’ mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Maritime Welfare System, Arctic maritime occupational health and safety issues, and occupational noise exposure on merchant and fishing vessels.