Another year, another O[yes] video contest!

We are getting down to the wire! The annual “Speak up. Work safe.” video contest, sponsored by the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]), submission deadline is Friday, Feb. 7,...

Dr. Emily Huang recognized as prolific author on safety climate

Dr. Emily (Yueng-hsiang) Huang, a faculty member at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU, will be recognized in an upcoming systematic network analysis of the first 4 decades...

Summer Intern giving presentation at poster session

2020 Summer Intern applications now open

We have opened our applications for the Occupational Health Sciences’ 2020 Summer Student Research Awards. Occupational Health Sciences’ Summer Student Research Awards are three-month paid...

In appreciation

As we round out 2019, we share our appreciation of our supporters, stakeholders and partners. It is only through these connections and partnerships that we are able to continue to complete the work...

Positive workplace culture podcast episode

Have you ever noticed that your mood and stress levels are affected by the words or conversations you have during meetings, with co-workers or your boss at work? How does it affect your work day and...

2019 Fall Symposia recordings now available

Thank you again for joining us on November 15th for our 2019 Fall Symposia. This year, we covered the topic, "Substance Use and the Workplace". The symposium addressed current knowledge regarding...

Safety for everyone

I have few regrets in life so far, but certainly one of them is not becoming fluent in Spanish. Many times I have recognized how competence in speaking Spanish would make me better at what I do. That...

OHSU Portland Aerial Tram

Our research themes

Our mission is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. At the institute, we stand at the intersection of the workplace and well-being. We do so through basic...

Strengthening our OSH workforce

I am always excited to meet newer professionals working in occupational safety and health (OSH). To be honest, part of it is because I am increasingly aware of the shortages developing in our...

Work, Stress and Health 2019 in Philadelphia

Work, Stress and Health 2019

Many of our faculty and staff are attending the American Psychological Association's 2019 Work, Stress and Health Conference this week from November 6th to 9th. Every two years, researchers and...