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September is Suicide Prevention Month

As the pandemic continues to challenge our health and well-being, it is even more important that we spend time this month addressing suicide prevention. Each September we formally recognize the...

Best of COVID Conversations

Many of you joined our COVID Conversations live, or watched the recordings later. Between February and June of this year, we created ten conversations between industrial hygienists, safety and health...

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CDC NIOSH IPA appointment

Last September, Institute Senior Research Associate and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Outreach Co-Principal Investigator, Dede Montgomery was appointed to the CDC's National Institute for...

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...

COVID Conversations: What have we learned?

Last month we completed our tenth episode of our COVID Conversations, an informal virtual discussion series with safety and health professionals and occupational health nurses about strategies in the...

Who are we missing?

The pandemic has highlighted stark differences in workplace protections and benefits afforded some workers who fall into the more recently defined category of "essential" workers. Here at the...

Winding down: COVID Conversations

We appreciate our partners and supporters who have joined in on our COVID Conversations. We began these in February, partnering with the Oregon State Association of Occupational Health Nurses, in...

Dr. Peter Spencer presents on COVID-19 and the brain

We invite you to join us as we listen to Dr. Peter Spencer co-present the May 19, 2021 OHSU Brain Awareness Lecture COVID-19 and the Brain: What do we know? Dr. Spencer will join Juliette...

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Virtual education: symposia and COVID Conversations

Although we know many of us are experiencing screen burnout, we have learned a lot about presenting education virtually this past year. We can't wait to get back to in-person events, while at the...