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Podcast episode: Supporting low-wage, essential workers during COVID

In our latest podcast episode, we highlight a 2021 Fall Symposium talk from Dr. Tori Crain. Dr. Crain addressed the topic of supporting low-wage essential workers' nonwork life during the pandemic...

Total Worker Health® practitioner education: Full steam ahead

While there is so much that is difficult for workplaces during the pandemic, it is somewhat amazing how much education we have been able to provide for safety, health and well-being professionals in...

Social determinants of health meets Total Worker Health®

Our Institute and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center staff have spent time learning more about the connection between work and social determinants of health, relying on experts both among us and...

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Staff Spotlight: Ivanna De Anda

For our final “Staff Spotlight” of 2021, we interviewed Ivanna De Anda. Ivanna joined the Olson Lab at the Institute this Summer as a Research Assistant for the Tech4Rest and SHIFT...

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...

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)....

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Tackling the small and big picture at HERO Forum21

Mental health, psychological safety, organizational resilience, diversity-equity-inclusion, supportive leadership, and work as a social determinant of health. These were some major focuses at the...

Healthy Work Campaign Launches Healthy Work Survey for Organizations

Organizations seeking evidence-based resources for employee safety, health, and well-being have a new free, online tool available to them. Our partners at the Center for Social Epidemiology, a...