Adapting research and outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic

Adapting research and outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic

In late March 2020, many research groups across the globe were challenged with either adapting data collection to the digital world or temporarily suspending their endeavors. The Institute’s...

BA and sleep: OHSU scientist uses Orlando bubble to study effects of travel on basketball performance

Circadian rhythms and athletes’ performance

Last Friday, Institute sleep scientist, Dr. Andrew McHill, Ph.D., published a new study in Scientific Reports titled, Utilizing the National Basketball's COVID-19 restart "bubble " to uncover the...

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Safety climate podcast episode

Safety climate is a snapshot of an organization’s perceived “state of safety,” at a point in time. Across many industries, a positive safety climate is associated with fewer accidents, higher...

Oregon Worker Relief Fund impacts Oregonians

Wordcloud image credit: Innovation Law Lab In April we identified resources to support employees and community members as we began to recognize the impact the novel coronavirus was having on...

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New podcast episode: Changing a toxic workplace culture

In our next podcast episode, we highlight Gian Lozano's talk from our 2020 Spring Symposium. Gian Lozano is the High Reliability Administrative Director at Veterans Affair (VA) Portland. He has had...

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OHWC’s new Medium page

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) is now on Medium.com. Medium is an online publishing platform featuring a variety of trending topics and news in the media and more. OHWC's first article...

11th American Heart Association Worksite Well-being Summit

We’re just one week away from the 11th annual Worksite Well-being Summit on October 7th from 9:00 am – 1:30 pm PST! The event will kickoff with an important discussion about Diversity, Equity,...

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

As the pandemic persists, we are all faced with hazards to our physical and mental health not only from the virus, but also from the effects of physical distancing, financial strain, and social...