Posts by Dede Montgomery

Oregon Military Employee Sleep and Health (MESH) Study

Dr. Leslie Hammer has recently been awarded a Department of Defense grant to develop and deliver a Total Worker Health® (TWH) intervention to improve the safety, health, and well-being of service...

NOHC short course focuses on sleep and shiftwork

The 2016 Northwest Occupational Health Conference (NOHC) short course on "Health and Safety in the 24/7 Economy" drew industrial hygienists from around the region today at the Sheraton Portland...

“A Day’s Work” to show at NOHC in Portland

This year's Joint Session of the Northwest Occupational Health Conference will include a special showing of A Day's Work, followed by a panel discussion. This tragic documentary reminds us just...

Total Worker Health Centers Funded

We are excited to share with you that the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) has again been funded by NIOSH, joining 5 other funded centers! The OHWC was first funded in September 2011 as the...

Diversity, inclusion and Total Worker Health

We are pleased to announce our fall symposium that will address diversity, inclusion and Total Worker Health. We hope you will join us on Friday, November 18 in Portland as we delve into this topic...

2016 Summer Institute webinars online

Did you know that we record most of our continuing educational symposia and make them freely available online? Our 2016 Summer Institute which drew almost one hundred attendees in July was no...

New School of Public Health embraces Total Worker Health!

As many may already know, Oregon Health & Science University and Portland State University joined forces to create a new School of Public Health. At Occ Health Sci we are very excited about...

See you in September?

September may remind us of the start of the school year - but for us at the Institute it also means it's time to kick off our fall conferences. We are always eager for this favorite of our outreach...

Quality sleep: an irony for our sleep researchers

It’s always a good day when you can cut out early from work. For the researchers in our Institute that study circadian rhythms, however, the regular rules don’t apply. In this photo, Matt...

Welcome 2016 summer interns!

It's that time again! Our summer research interns have begun showing up - ready to dive into occupational health and safety research. We are so lucky to be able to collaborate with such energetic...