2019 Summer Intern applications open

We have opened our applications for the Occupational Health Sciences' 2019 Summer Student Research Awards. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019. Occupational Health Sciences' Summer Student...

Caren Weinhouse, PhD, MPH. Institute faculty member

Welcoming new faculty: Caren Weinhouse

We wanted to send a warm welcome and feature one of our new faculty members, Dr. Caren Weinhouse, Ph.D., M.P.H. She is an environmental toxicologist studying how environmental pollutants can modify...

Today, OccHealthSci released the "sleep episode" on our workplace safety, health and well-being podcast, What's Work Got To Do With It? podcast. Our guest, Dr. Andrew McHill talks about how sleep can impact our health, our health habits, and the implications this may have for the workplace. Dr. McHill will help us understand what happens to our bodies when our sleep patterns are disrupted and what we can do to help improve our sleep schedules.

Sleep podcast episode

Have you ever gone to work after a bad night of sleep? How productive were you at work that day? Did it make you eat any differently? Drink more coffee? How about more than one night of bad...

Our new podcast: What’s Work Got To Do With It?

At the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, we are excited to announce the launch of a new podcast, "What's Work Got To Do With it?". Geared toward...

New president and faculty: welcome Dr. Jacobs and Dr. Rao

Yesterday was a big day here at OHSU as we welcomed OHSU's next president, Dr. Danny Jacobs. All of us here at OccHealthSci thank Dr. Robertson for his leadership, and welcome Dr. Jacobs to OHSU....

Welcome 2018 Summer Research Interns!

We welcome our 2018 Institute interns: Claire Boenisch, Oregon State University, Ryan Olson Lab Lev El-Askari, Willamette University, Leslie Hammer Lab Adeline Fecker, University of...

OccHealthSci visits workers’ comp division

Drs. Steven Shea, Stephen Lloyd and Kent Anger met with the Workers' Compensation Division (WCD) management team on April 5, at WCD Director Lou Savage's invitation, to describe the Oregon Institute...

Four from Occupational Health Sciences receive TTBD licenses

Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBD) at OHSU granted licenses for discoveries to four Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences faculty members in the 2018 ceremony at OHSU last...

From fruit flies to Alzheimer’s

My group is studying Alzheimer’s disease (AD). We all want to live a long and healthy life, but unfortunately, with aging comes the risk of developing diseases like AD. At 75 about 5% of us have AD...