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Two weeks left! Register for the 2020 Summer Institute!

Join our 2020 Online Summer Institute: Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being! Featuring an excellent line-up of speakers from academia and industry, our event will include expert...

Three decades at the institute podcast episode

The mission of the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. We work to prevent illness and injury in...

2020 Ellen Galinsky Generative Researchers Award from the Work and Family Researchers

Award recognizes our work-family research team

Written by Helen Schuckers, MPH and Lindsey Alley, MS Research collaborators, Leslie Hammer, Ph.D. and Ellen Ernst Kossek Ph.D., M.B.A. received the 2020 Ellen Galinsky Generative Researchers...

Let’s build a culture of health, safety and well-being

Come Join Oregon Healthy Workforce Center at the 2020 Summer Institute in Occupational Health Psychology! Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being  Are you an organizational leader...

Virtual 2020 Spring Symposia

We are less than one month away from our 2020 Spring Symposia on Friday, May 29th from 9:00 AM to 3:45 PM/Pacific Time on the topic, "Workplace Aggression: Preventing relational aggression and...

COVID-19: Oregon workplace protections and resources

While our previous blog shared tips for supervisors during these days of the novel coronavirus, we grieve for the large number of people in Oregon and beyond who have lost their lives due to...

Lead with empathy during the COVID-19 crisis

Written by Leslie Hammer, PhD and Lindsey Alley, MS Originally published on The Conversation and reshared in The Oregonian, Fast Company, Jamaica Observer, and ScienceX In these uncertain and...

Staying connected and strategies to optimize your home WiFi

The past month our research institute moved our workspaces into our homes. Though our physical research labs stayed behind, our teams are actively working hard to analyze data they have already...

Opioids in the workplace podcast episode, a tree at sunset

Opioids podcast episode

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, it is reported “Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is very costly to our Nation, which has led to over $700 billion annually in costs...

What can we do?

The current COVID-19 health emergency and situation has us all on edge. Often in times of crisis, people step up and want to give back. This is especially true for those who are healthy and able. And...