2021 Fall Symposium recap and recordings

Thank you to all those that joined us virtually for our 2021 Fall Symposium on the topic, "Work-Life Challenges and Integration in the Context of COVID." Our 2021 Fall Symposium took place last...

Oregon workplace vaccine mandate status

Many are following news nationally about proposals from the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to require COVID-19 vaccines or regular testing (COVID-19 Vaccination and...

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Oregon OSHA renews collaboration with Oregon FACE

When a worker is killed on the job, it is a devastating tragedy. Each death represents a traumatic and deeply emotional loss for family members, friends, co-workers and employers. For employers and...

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2021 Team for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (TIDE) update

In 2019, our Institute started a Team for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (TIDE) to create a space for dynamic discussions and a supportive and equitable work environment for Institute employees....

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New podcast episode: Supporting Veterans through the arts

In our latest podcast episode, we learn about Román Baca's work in supporting veterans through art and dance. These creative initiatives help provide safe and welcoming spaces for veterans to...

Dr. Miranda Lim investigates new device to enhance sleep

Note: Group photo pre-pandemic We are eager to follow recent news about Miranda Lim, MD, Ph.D., sleep scientist here at OHSU, on her work collaborating with other researchers to develop a new...

OPHA Conference 2021 recap

The fall season is well underway and so is conference season. I have enjoyed hearing about colleagues' virtual presentations, as well as the representation of the Institute at two in-person events...

We are hiring faculty!

The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences has two open faculty positions. Come work with us! We seek two new faculty members with expertise in the biology of stress. Stress is a...

Supportive leaders and well-being

We congratulate Leslie Hammer, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and her team, on their recent blog shared by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)....