Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Research Staff Spotlight: LaTroy Robinson

Research Staff Spotlight: LaTroy Robinson

Each month, we feature an Institute staff member and share with the community a behind-the-scenes through a question and answer session to learn more about their research areas, career path and...

Sleep study finds why asthma worsens at night

In the U.S., over 20 million people report experiencing worsening asthma severity at night. Throughout the years, scientists have asked whether it was “simply because of sleep at night or whether...

What's Work Got To Do With It? Podcast Meet the Scientist in safety, health and well-being at work

2021 Summer Intern Program podcast episode

On our latest podcast episode, we highlight our 2021 Summer Intern Program. Each summer, undergraduate interns work with faculty mentors in basic and applied research over a three-month paid...

Staff Spotlight: Nicole Chaudhary

Each month, we feature an Institute Staff member and share with the community a behind-the-scenes through a question and answer session to learn more about their research areas, career path and...

OccHealthSci OHSU Summer Internship

2021 Summer interns virtual poster presentation

We wanted to send our appreciation to each of our 2021 Summer Interns as they finish the final week of their internship. Their hard work and contributions to science have not gone unnoticed. We also...

Professors Doris Kretzschmar and Matthew Butler receive promotions

We congratulate Institute Faculty members,  Doris Kretzschmar, Ph.D.,  and Matthew Butler, Ph.D., upon their recent promotions. Dr. Kretzschmar was promoted to Full Professor and Dr. Butler was...

Professor Steven Shea receives Outstanding Investigator Award

We are very pleased to announce that our Institute’s Director, Professor Steven A Shea, PhD, has just received a 7-year $6.5 million “Outstanding Investigator Award” from the National Heart,...

New public health resources from CDC

There has been no shortage of information available related to the coronavirus and COVID-19 infections during the past 18 months. During this time we have encouraged each of us to be smart reviewers...

Summer interns return!

We are pleased to welcome the 2021 Occupational Health Sciences' summer interns. It was a difficult decision in 2020, for the first time since beginning this important program, to temporarily pause...

Research Staff Spotlight: Shelby Watkins

For our May 2021 “Staff Spotlight”, we interviewed Shelby Watkins, M.P.H., C.P.H. (she/her), a research associate in the Nicole Bowles, Ph.D. Lab. Each month, we feature an Institute Staff...