Real-time health surveillance in remote regions

Health and disease surveillance in many low-income countries is poor, such that disease outbreaks are recognized very slowly, sick people in remote villages are monitored erratically, and the...

screenshot of OR-FACE fatality investigation report_pump-jack scaffold fall, pub December 2017

New OR-FACE fatality investigation report

Falls continue to be the leading cause of death in the construction industry. These deaths are preventable. A newly published fatality investigation report by the Oregon Fatality Assessment and...

Sleep and aging in the Portland community

Dr. Nicole Bowles, a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Steven Shea’s laboratory, recently presented several short seminars to the Northeast Portland community. The seminars focused on sleep disorders...

Wishes for 2018

As we move through this final month of 2017, all of us at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences wish you safe, healthy and happy holidays.  In addition, our staff and faculty share...

Panelists from Fall 2017 symposium.

What did we learn at “Navigating Mental Health at Work?”

We are always pleased when our symposia draw a full room: it tells us that our chosen topic is deemed both interesting and relevant to you, our supporters and partners. Last week's Navigating Mental...

Collaborative research across the ocean

The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center hosted four colleagues from Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS) last week as part of the...

#Mentalhealthatwork: Join in now

If you are sitting at work or home and wishing you had registered for today's "Navigating mental health in the workplace: What do we know and where do we go," join us now by webinar! Dr. Nancy...

National Pesticide Information Center wins award

Perhaps the best “perk” I receive from working at the Institute is being able to associate with all the wonderful, intelligent and dedicated people here. But I also enjoy a similar reward as...

Industrial hygiene research meets practice in Spokane

Our fall safety & health conference season extended into Washington state at the end of October, when about 120 local and regional occupational health and safety professionals and students...

Connecting at OPHA

Faculty and staff attended the The 2017 Annual OPHA Conference and Meeting held in Corvallis, OR on October 9th to October 10th. During the conference we showcased research findings, networked...