Insights from my summer internship

The question “So what do you plan to do with your summer?” always leads to a discussion of my previous summer jobs, many of which haven’t ever been directly tied to my future career...

Dr. Leslie Hammer, keynote speaker at EAOHP Conference 2018

Dr. Leslie Hammer’s keynote talk in Portugal

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center's Associate Director, Dr. Leslie Hammer is traveling to Lisbon, Portugal on September 5-7, 2018 for the 13th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology...

New president and faculty: welcome Dr. Jacobs and Dr. Rao

Yesterday was a big day here at OHSU as we welcomed OHSU's next president, Dr. Danny Jacobs. All of us here at OccHealthSci thank Dr. Robertson for his leadership, and welcome Dr. Jacobs to OHSU....

A summer of fun and translation

What good is great science when there are no takers for it? Here at the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC), we are determined to increase information sharing between scientists and practitioners...

Welcoming new faculty: Saurabh Thosar

This summer we welcome three new faculty members to OccHealthSci. In case you missed our June newsletter, this post features Dr. Saurabh Thosar, who may already be a familiar face to you. Saurabh...

2018 Summer research intern: making sedentary jobs healthier

This summer, I am a research intern in the Wipfli Lab working on the Active Workplace Study. This study is looking at sedentary behavior patterns among call center workers and how a Total Worker...

Civility and etiquette during our commute

I engaged in a tortoise and hare-like race with a Tri-Met bus this morning, climbing and then coasting Burlingame's Terwilliger stretch. We parted ways as I carefully moved through the green light on...

Here’s to Total Worker Health and research dissemination!

Wow! What a successful Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute we just completed! Big thanks to all the impactful presenters and motivated participants! Stay tuned for a more detailed blog...