So many events, so little time

We have no shortage of spring and summer events ahead of us. While we understand you can't get to all of these, we're sure there is something on the list for you! OccHealthSci and Oregon Healthy...

OccHealthSci visits workers’ comp division

Drs. Steven Shea, Stephen Lloyd and Kent Anger met with the Workers' Compensation Division (WCD) management team on April 5, at WCD Director Lou Savage's invitation, to describe the Oregon Institute...

April is distracted driving awareness month

More than 40,000 people were killed on our nation's roadways last year, an increase of 6% from 2015, and distracted driving is a major contributor. In light of these disturbing statistics, the...

2018 O[yes] high school safety video finalists selected

For the tenth consecutive year, Oregon high school students created videos to foster awareness about workplace safety – all with the central message, “Speak up. Work safe.” The Oregon Young...

Walking out against gun violence

Yesterday at OHSU, we joined thousands of children, teenagers, and adults across the country in recognizing the victims of yet another school shooting. We hope that this walkout is a sign of many...

Spring symposium: pain at work

We look forward to diving into the topic of pain in the workplace as we examine best practices for preventing, recognizing, and treating pain. Each year we intend for our biannual symposia to be more...

Four from Occupational Health Sciences receive TTBD licenses

Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBD) at OHSU granted licenses for discoveries to four Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences faculty members in the 2018 ceremony at OHSU last...

Sleep and aging in the Portland community

Dr. Nicole Bowles, a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Steven Shea’s laboratory, recently presented several short seminars to the Northeast Portland community. The seminars focused on sleep disorders...

Wishes for 2018

As we move through this final month of 2017, all of us at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences wish you safe, healthy and happy holidays.  In addition, our staff and faculty share...

Panelists from Fall 2017 symposium.

What did we learn at “Navigating Mental Health at Work?”

We are always pleased when our symposia draw a full room: it tells us that our chosen topic is deemed both interesting and relevant to you, our supporters and partners. Last week's Navigating Mental...