Posts by Dede Montgomery

Biking to work: Have you performed your JHA?

Many of us here at the Institute commute to work by bike. And OHSU has logged riders this year with surpassing 70,000 commuting miles! Certainly, bicycle commuting continues to gain popularity - and...

Trading notes across the ocean

  Being part of OHSU Global Health SE Asia has given us a terrific opportunity to collaboratively learn with our Thai partners. As part of OHSU's Alliance with Bangkok Dusit Medical...

Connecting at work

When I first started working here at OHSU it took me awhile to adjust to an academic research environment. Research, like some other industries, is sometimes stereotyped as made up of a workforce...

Dr. Saurabh Thosar earns first place at Research Week

We congratulate our colleague, Saurabh Thosar, who was selected as the first place winner among postdoc oral presentations at OHSU's annual Research Week.  Dr. Thosar's presentation was titled...

Start the Conversation: New supervisor tool released

It may seem like a no-brainer that employers should give all new workers safety training. For example, it would be outrageous for someone to walk onto a flight and announce, “Good evening...

Parkrose High captures 2016 O[yes] video prizes

We congratulate students from Portland's Parkrose High School for claiming both 1st and 2nd prizes for videos entered into the O[yes] video contest! The goal of this annual video contest,...

Partnering in occupational health

Here at OHSU we have the great pleasure of partnering with colleagues from Bangkok Dusit Medical Services through the OHSU Global SE Asia Program. The goal of this five-year alliance between OHSU...

Distraction, stairs and a fall

It's one thing to know that slips, trips and falls are of the most common causes of on-the-job injuries. It's another thing, however, to always practice those things that are most likely to prevent a...

Retooling our future

A favorite activity for those of us active in outreach at Occupational Health Sciences is catching up with our stakeholders at events. This spring has been active - and certainly we have heard a...