Who are we missing?

The pandemic has highlighted stark differences in workplace protections and benefits afforded some workers who fall into the more recently defined category of "essential" workers. Here at the...

Winding down: COVID Conversations

We appreciate our partners and supporters who have joined in on our COVID Conversations. We began these in February, partnering with the Oregon State Association of Occupational Health Nurses, in...

Summer interns return!

We are pleased to welcome the 2021 Occupational Health Sciences' summer interns. It was a difficult decision in 2020, for the first time since beginning this important program, to temporarily pause...

2021 O[yes] Media Contest winners

We thank our partners at the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) for sharing this blog. For the first time in the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition contest’s 13-year history,...

Research Staff Spotlight: Shelby Watkins

For our May 2021 “Staff Spotlight”, we interviewed Shelby Watkins, M.P.H., C.P.H. (she/her), a research associate in the Nicole Bowles, Ph.D. Lab. Each month, we feature an Institute Staff...

Dr. Peter Spencer presents on COVID-19 and the brain

We invite you to join us as we listen to Dr. Peter Spencer co-present the May 19, 2021 OHSU Brain Awareness Lecture COVID-19 and the Brain: What do we know? Dr. Spencer will join Juliette...

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Virtual education: symposia and COVID Conversations

Although we know many of us are experiencing screen burnout, we have learned a lot about presenting education virtually this past year. We can't wait to get back to in-person events, while at the...

SERVe intervention featured in Military Reach

SERVe intervention featured in Military Reach

Dr. Jacqueline Brady's work on the Study for Employment Retention of Veterans (SERVe) project (Principal Investigator: Leslie Hammer, PhD) was highlighted in Auburn University’s March 2021 edition...

farmer workers and covid in Oregon

Farmworkers’ experiences during COVID

On our newest podcast episode, we feature, Reyna Lopez's talk, "Essentially Forgotten?" highlighting the impacts of COVID-19 on the Latinx farm working community in Oregon. Reyna Lopez is a leader...