Emergency preparedness webinars

With the start of the new year, comes new goals and planning. Perhaps your planning includes developing strategies, resources or an action plan for emergency preparedness within your workplace or at...

2019 Summer Intern applications open

We have opened our applications for the Occupational Health Sciences' 2019 Summer Student Research Awards. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019. Occupational Health Sciences' Summer Student...

The Active Workplace Study

Join the Active Workplace Study

The number of sedentary jobs in the U.S. has increased steadily since the 1960s. There are currently over 30 million sedentary workers in the U.S. As the number of sedentary jobs in the U.S....

Nichole Guilfoy joins outreach team

We are pleased to announce the addition of Nichole Guilfoy to our team at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center. Nichole brings with her...

Caren Weinhouse, PhD, MPH. Institute faculty member

Welcoming new faculty: Caren Weinhouse

We wanted to send a warm welcome and feature one of our new faculty members, Dr. Caren Weinhouse, Ph.D., M.P.H. She is an environmental toxicologist studying how environmental pollutants can modify...

New training to help veterans reintegrate into the workforce

Each year more than 200,000 post 9/11 veterans join the workforce, after having returned from Iraq or Afghanistan. The government offers incentives to employers who hire these veterans, but few...

2018 OPHA Conference

2018 OPHA Annual Conference

Members from our faculty and staff attended the 74th Annual Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA) Conference and Meeting from October 8th to 9th in Corvallis, Oregon.  The theme this year was...

OR-FACE joins WestON in Denver

Stimulating presentations and lively discussions filled the 11th annual Western States Occupational Network (WestON) meeting in Denver last week. The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation...

2018 AHA Worksite Wellness Summit

Last week, our institute was a sponsor of the American Heart Association's (AHA) 9th Annual Worksite Wellness Summit at the beautiful Sentinel Hotel in downtown Portland. It was wonderful to see...

Portland Business Journal Healthiest Employers of Oregon Awards 2018

Healthiest Employers of Oregon Awards

Last Thursday, I was invited by a partner organization, Cascade Centers to attend the Healthiest Employers of Oregon Awards. Each year, Portland Business Journal awards 90 organizations, and hosts...