2021 Fall Symposium recap and recordings

Thank you to all those that joined us virtually for our 2021 Fall Symposium on the topic, "Work-Life Challenges and Integration in the Context of COVID." Our 2021 Fall Symposium took place last...

OPHA Conference 2021 recap

The fall season is well underway and so is conference season. I have enjoyed hearing about colleagues' virtual presentations, as well as the representation of the Institute at two in-person events...

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Tackling the small and big picture at HERO Forum21

Mental health, psychological safety, organizational resilience, diversity-equity-inclusion, supportive leadership, and work as a social determinant of health. These were some major focuses at the...

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...