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Reducing anger at work: what can organizations do?

Written by Shalene Allen, Senior Research Assistant in Dr. Leslie B. Hammer Lab Institute faculty member and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Co-director Leslie Hammer, Ph.D., shared her expertise...

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Two weeks left! Register for the 2020 Summer Institute!

Join our 2020 Online Summer Institute: Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being! Featuring an excellent line-up of speakers from academia and industry, our event will include expert...

Three decades at the institute podcast episode

The mission of the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. We work to prevent illness and injury in...

2020 Ellen Galinsky Generative Researchers Award from the Work and Family Researchers

Award recognizes our work-family research team

Written by Helen Schuckers, MPH and Lindsey Alley, MS Research collaborators, Leslie Hammer, Ph.D. and Ellen Ernst Kossek Ph.D., M.B.A. received the 2020 Ellen Galinsky Generative Researchers...

Let’s build a culture of health, safety and well-being

Come Join Oregon Healthy Workforce Center at the 2020 Summer Institute in Occupational Health Psychology! Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being  Are you an organizational leader...

Lead with empathy during the COVID-19 crisis

Written by Leslie Hammer, PhD and Lindsey Alley, MS Originally published on The Conversation and reshared in The Oregonian, Fast Company, Jamaica Observer, and ScienceX In these uncertain and...

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Opioids podcast episode

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, it is reported “Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is very costly to our Nation, which has led to over $700 billion annually in costs...

Online research opportunity brings community together

During the past few months, many throughout the world are navigating uncharted territory in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Research is no exception in this recent push to reevaluate...

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Study finds nervous system damage in chlorpyrifos pesticide workers

Chlorpyrifos, the world’s most widely-used insecticide, was shown to produce persistent nervous system damage measured by a test of visual search and shifting focus in a study published in...