OHWC gets renewed for 5 more years!

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is celebrating! Led by Co-Directors Leslie Hammer, PhD and Ryan Olson, PhD, and founded in 2011 by Kent Anger, PhD,  our center has been successfully...

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

As the pandemic continues to challenge our health and well-being, it is even more important that we spend time this month addressing suicide prevention. Each September we formally recognize the...

Best of COVID Conversations

Many of you joined our COVID Conversations live, or watched the recordings later. Between February and June of this year, we created ten conversations between industrial hygienists, safety and health...

What's Work Got To Do With It? Podcast Meet the Scientist in safety, health and well-being at work

2021 Summer Intern Program podcast episode

On our latest podcast episode, we highlight our 2021 Summer Intern Program. Each summer, undergraduate interns work with faculty mentors in basic and applied research over a three-month paid...

Staff Spotlight: Nicole Chaudhary

Each month, we feature an Institute Staff member and share with the community a behind-the-scenes through a question and answer session to learn more about their research areas, career path and...

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2021 Summer interns virtual poster presentation

We wanted to send our appreciation to each of our 2021 Summer Interns as they finish the final week of their internship. Their hard work and contributions to science have not gone unnoticed. We also...

Professors Doris Kretzschmar and Matthew Butler receive promotions

We congratulate Institute Faculty members,  Doris Kretzschmar, Ph.D.,  and Matthew Butler, Ph.D., upon their recent promotions. Dr. Kretzschmar was promoted to Full Professor and Dr. Butler was...

Oregon adopts emergency smoke and heat workplace rules

Yesterday Oregon OSHA adopted two new emergency rules to protect workers from wildland smoke and those living in employer provided housing from excessive heat. Earlier last month Oregon OSHA adopted...