Session: Psychosocial Health and Agriculture
Dr. Rosmann is a clinical psychologist, farmer, professor and writer. He holds a bachelor degree in psychology from the University of Colorado and master and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Utah. His life’s work is to advance local, state, national and international food production policy, research and services that protect the welfare of food producers, especially their behavioral health, respect for the land, animals and resources in the production of food, fibers and biofuels. He writes a weekly “Farm and Ranch Life” column about agricultural behavioral health and other agricultural topics that is published in 25 U.S., Canadian, and Australian newspapers that has 4.2 million regular readers. He is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Iowa.