OR-FACE 2013 Annual Report is out

OR-FACE published its 2013 annual report on occupational fatalities in Oregon. OR-FACE began surveillance over a decade ago and this report includes graphs of cumulative data from 2003 through...

2015 Summer research poster presentation

Congratulations to our eleven research interns, who presented the results of their work in a poster session. Summer Student Research Awards are three-month paid summer internships designed...

Summer Equity Research Program provides research opportunities

The Summer Equity Internship Program presents an exciting opportunity for underrepresented minority students to spend eight weeks working with OHSU faculty, scientists, and graduate students...

4th Annual Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute

The 3‐day institute hosted this year by Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia featured renowned researchers and practitioners in occupational health psychology, total worker health, and...

Institute postdoc researcher earns investigator award

Saurabh S. Thosar, Ph.D, a postdoctoral researcher at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences has been awarded the Early Clinical Investigator Award from the Medical Research Foundation...

Occupational Health Sciences Director awarded 2.5M grant

Steven A. Shea, Ph.D., Director, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and colleagues were awarded $2.5M from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the role of the internal...

Can you hear me?

Sometimes I can't communicate with other pedestrians and transit riders during my commute. And it's not because of language. To be honest, I find myself talking to myself an awful lot. Now this...

Solutions for a better future for occupational health

Researchers, practitioners, students, and members of the occupational health and safety field got together in Seattle last week at the Future of Occupational Health Symposium, hosted by the...

Occupational safety and health broadens purview

Three meetings in June (2015) reveal that occupational safety and health has broadened it’s purview. Diseases or disease risk factors that are substantially affected by our lifestyle, and...

Welcome 2015 Summer Interns!

Our offices and labs are humming with new energy. Our summer research interns have arrived! We welcome and congratulate the following interns: Rachael Barton – Whitman College, Walla Walla,...