OHWC gets renewed for 5 more years!

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is celebrating! Led by Co-Directors Leslie Hammer, PhD and Ryan Olson, PhD, and founded in 2011 by Kent Anger, PhD,  our center has been successfully...

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...

2021 O[yes] Media Contest winners

We thank our partners at the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]) for sharing this blog. For the first time in the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition contest’s 13-year history,...

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...

Continuing COVID-19 conversations: catch up and look ahead

We are pleased with the success of our COVID Conversation series, held twice monthly and continuing through June 2021. While many safety and health professionals, industrial hygienists and...

Register for COVID Convo #4: Is EAP enough in a time of COVID?

Plan to join us for our next COVID Conversation: Is EAP enough in a time of COVID. Join us on March 23 for a conversation with June Vining, CEO/Executive Director of Trauma Intervention Programs NW...