OccHealthSci research areas

The Institute is dedicated to the health and safety of the workforce. Our mission is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. We promote health and prevent...

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Dr. Leslie Hammer receives OHSU Distinguished Faculty Award

The Senate’s annual Distinguished Faculty Awards recognize faculty members for exceptional work promoting OHSU’s mission. Last week, Dr. Leslie Hammer was awarded the Distinguished Faculty...

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Women’s History Month: Celebrating our scientists

In honor of Women’s History Month, we wanted to highlight our Institute scientists and their research areas. We appreciate their hard work and dedication to help improve the lives of workers...

Dr. Kent Anger, PhD poster presentation at OPHA

Many thanks to Dr. Kent Anger

The institute would like to thank Dr. Kent Anger, Ph.D. for his leadership and commitment during 8-years of exceptional service as the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center's (OHWC) Director. Dr. Anger led...

Caren Weinhouse, PhD, MPH. Institute faculty member

Welcoming new faculty: Caren Weinhouse

We wanted to send a warm welcome and feature one of our new faculty members, Dr. Caren Weinhouse, Ph.D., M.P.H. She is an environmental toxicologist studying how environmental pollutants can modify...