Dr. Emily Huang recognized as prolific author on safety climate

Dr. Emily (Yueng-hsiang) Huang, a faculty member at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU, will be recognized in an upcoming systematic network analysis of the first 4 decades...

Summer Intern giving presentation at poster session

2020 Summer Intern applications now open

We have opened our applications for the Occupational Health Sciences’ 2020 Summer Student Research Awards. Occupational Health Sciences’ Summer Student Research Awards are three-month paid...

Positive workplace culture podcast episode

Have you ever noticed that your mood and stress levels are affected by the words or conversations you have during meetings, with co-workers or your boss at work? How does it affect your work day and...

OHSU Portland Aerial Tram

Our research themes

Our mission is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. At the institute, we stand at the intersection of the workplace and well-being. We do so through basic...

Work, Stress and Health 2019 in Philadelphia

Work, Stress and Health 2019

Many of our faculty and staff are attending the American Psychological Association's 2019 Work, Stress and Health Conference this week from November 6th to 9th. Every two years, researchers and...

Oregon Department of Corrections addresses well-being

One major goal of the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences is to turn science into practice and make real-world differences in the lives of workers. We are excited to highlight one line...

Happy one year to our podcast

Happy one year anniversary to our institute podcast, "What's Work Got To Do With It?" Over the past year, the podcast team has produced and released over 8 episodes, reaching over 1,400 listeners...

HERO Forum 2019 logo

HERO 2019

Last month, the Institute and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) attended HERO2019, a forum that brought together wellness practitioners, organizational leaders, and researchers in occupational...

Join us on November 15: Substance use and the workplace

We take seriously our role of sharing research and practice-based information that best addresses real and emerging workplace issues. This fall we will tackle the serious and significant issue of...

Conference season is here

Occupational safety and health conference season is here. Our outreach team will be exhibiting at various local and regional conferences this Fall and Winter. These conferences provide...