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...

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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...

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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...

Oregon adopts emergency smoke and heat workplace rules

Yesterday Oregon OSHA adopted two new emergency rules to protect workers from wildland smoke and those living in employer provided housing from excessive heat. Earlier last month Oregon OSHA adopted...

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...

Happy 50th to NIOSH! We’re celebrating on our podcast.

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) turns 50 this year. NIOSH was created in 1970 as part of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, with a mission to ensure...

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...

A tribute to Dr. Shelley Jones, ccupational health and nursing community

A tribute to Dr. Shelley Jones

The occupational health and nursing community mourns the loss of an important champion earlier this year: Shelly Jones, PhD, BSN, COHN-S, FAAOHN. Dr. Jones was Professor Emeritus at OHSU School of...