2019 Fall Symposia recordings now available

Thank you again for joining us on November 15th for our 2019 Fall Symposia. This year, we covered the topic, "Substance Use and the Workplace". The symposium addressed current knowledge regarding...

OHSU Portland Aerial Tram

Our research themes

Our mission is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. At the institute, we stand at the intersection of the workplace and well-being. We do so through basic...

Work, Stress and Health 2019 in Philadelphia

Work, Stress and Health 2019

Many of our faculty and staff are attending the American Psychological Association's 2019 Work, Stress and Health Conference this week from November 6th to 9th. Every two years, researchers and...

Team for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

This Summer, our institute created a Team for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (TIDE). TIDE is a voluntary and active community that provides input and resources for the institute on hiring, retaining...

HERO Forum 2019 logo

HERO 2019

Last month, the Institute and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) attended HERO2019, a forum that brought together wellness practitioners, organizational leaders, and researchers in occupational...

Conference season is here

Occupational safety and health conference season is here. Our outreach team will be exhibiting at various local and regional conferences this Fall and Winter. These conferences provide...

National Night Out at Woodlawn Park

My name is Martina Shannon and I’m a summer research intern in the institute's Circadian Lab with Dr. Nicole Bowles. On August 6th, my lab team members and I attended National Night Out at Woodlawn...

2019 Summer Intern Poster Session

2019 summer intern poster session

For the last 12 weeks, our 2019 Summer Interns have been immersed in biomedical and occupational health research. Whether our interns have been out in the field collecting participant data or behind...

Oregon’s new family leave policy

The Bureau of Labor Statistic's National Compensation Survey (NCS) found that approximately 14% of U.S. workers are provided paid family leave by their employers. The U.S. is the only developed...

Total Worker Health book is being published by NIOSH on July 9, 2019

NIOSH releases book on Total Worker Health

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has announced the release of its edited volume on Total Worker Health. In this pioneering book on Total Worker Health®, NIOSH...