Basic research returns

It doesn’t feel like it to us, but it was not long ago that our Institute’s research labs closed their doors – lights out, machines covered and unplugged, lab notebooks stored away for safety....

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The BENFRA Center: Drs. Kretzschmar and Lim

Dr. Doris E. Kretzschmar Ph.D. and Dr. Miranda Lim, M.D., Ph.D., Institute scientists and OHSU collaborators have received a grant for the NIH-funded Botanical Dietary Supplements Research Center at...

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...

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Participate in an OccHealthSci study

The mission of the institute is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. OccHealthSci stands at the intersection of the workplace and well-being; with more than...

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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...

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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...

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Toxicology podcast episode

Each day, we are exposed to a variety of environmental exposures. Have you ever thought about all the elements that can impact your health when you walk outside on your way to work? But what about...

National Night Out at Woodlawn Park

My name is Martina Shannon and I’m a summer research intern in the institute's Circadian Lab with Dr. Nicole Bowles. On August 6th, my lab team members and I attended National Night Out at Woodlawn...