National Night Out at Woodlawn Park

My name is Martina Shannon and I’m a summer research intern in the institute's Circadian Lab with Dr. Nicole Bowles. On August 6th, my lab team members and I attended National Night Out at Woodlawn...

OccHealthSci research staff members presenting a poster from Steven Shea Circadian lab research project

OHSU Research Week

Last week, OHSU held its annual research week that showcased work by faculty, students, research staff and postdocs from across campus. The institute had several research staff members give...

Today, OccHealthSci released the "sleep episode" on our workplace safety, health and well-being podcast, What's Work Got To Do With It? podcast. Our guest, Dr. Andrew McHill talks about how sleep can impact our health, our health habits, and the implications this may have for the workplace. Dr. McHill will help us understand what happens to our bodies when our sleep patterns are disrupted and what we can do to help improve our sleep schedules.

Sleep podcast episode

Have you ever gone to work after a bad night of sleep? How productive were you at work that day? Did it make you eat any differently? Drink more coffee? How about more than one night of bad...

Institute Director Shea wins 2018 Leadership Award

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Director, Steven Shea, has been awarded the 2018 Faculty Senate Leadership Award, which was presented during the annual Distinguished Faculty Awards...

Dr. Saurabh Thosar wins career development grant

We congratulate Saurabh S. Thosar, PhD on the awarding of a career development grant from the Sleep Research Society Foundation. Saurabh’s project is titled Circadian rhythms of vascular function...

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...

Fun at the Southern Oregon Safety & Health Conference

The Southern Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Conference, held Oct. 17-19 at the Ashland Hills Hotel and Conference Center, was (as are all Oregon safety & health conferences)...

Quality sleep: an irony for our sleep researchers

It’s always a good day when you can cut out early from work. For the researchers in our Institute that study circadian rhythms, however, the regular rules don’t apply. In this photo, Matt...

Dr. Saurabh Thosar earns first place at Research Week

We congratulate our colleague, Saurabh Thosar, who was selected as the first place winner among postdoc oral presentations at OHSU's annual Research Week.  Dr. Thosar's presentation was titled...

Occupational Health Sciences Director awarded 2.5M grant

Steven A. Shea, Ph.D., Director, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and colleagues were awarded $2.5M from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the role of the internal...