OHWC fresh new look

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is launching a fresh new look this Spring. This month, OHWC will be rolling out a new graphic element for our outreach efforts. Housed within Oregon...

Cascadia subduction zone podcast episode

Have you ever thought about emergency preparedness at work? What happens if an earthquake hits in the middle of your workday? Listen to our newest podcast episode that highlights one of our talks...

Total Worker Health podcast episode

Developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Total Worker Health® is a holistic approach to worker well-being. The foundation of Total Worker Health (TWH) is to...

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...