Dr. Bowles selected for PRIDE Summer Institute

Dr. Nicole Bowles, PhD was selected to participate in the Program to Increase Diversity in Behavioral Medicine and Sleep Disorders Research (PRIDE) Summer Institute at NYU's Langone’s Center for...

News from our Circadian Lab

We love sharing news from our labs here at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences! Thanks to the team from the Shea Circadian Lab for updating us on how they've been connecting with the...

Welcoming 2019 summer interns

Welcome, 2019 Summer Interns! As an intern here at the institute, they are given research opportunities with faculty mentors across a range of basic and applied research areas. Occupational Health...

Celebrating dedication and service

Every year, we celebrate and honor OHSU’s long-term employees for their dedication and service to the organization. This year we will be recognizing 1,148 employees who have celebrated their 10...

Work and sleep: how are we doing?

Last week I taught a 90-minute session on sleep and fatigue at the VPP Region X Conference held in Portland. The Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is designed to recognize and promote effective...

OccHealthSci research staff members presenting a poster from Steven Shea Circadian lab research project

OHSU Research Week

Last week, OHSU held its annual research week that showcased work by faculty, students, research staff and postdocs from across campus. The institute had several research staff members give...

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...