BA and sleep: OHSU scientist uses Orlando bubble to study effects of travel on basketball performance

Circadian rhythms and athletes’ performance

Last Friday, Institute sleep scientist, Dr. Andrew McHill, Ph.D., published a new study in Scientific Reports titled, Utilizing the National Basketball's COVID-19 restart "bubble " to uncover the...

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Recap: Fatigue at work

Late last winter – when we didn't truly know what was in front of us–I had the opportunity to trade notes with Jeffrey Dalto of Convergence Training. I was fresh from teaching several classes on...

Alzheimer’s, sleep disruption and fruit flies

We congratulate Institute Associate Professor Doris Kretzschmar, Ph.D., upon her recently awarded National Institute of Aging R01 grant titled Connecting nuclear functions of Tau with pathology in...

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The BENFRA Center: Drs. Kretzschmar and Lim

Dr. Doris E. Kretzschmar Ph.D. and Dr. Miranda Lim, M.D., Ph.D., Institute scientists and OHSU collaborators have received a grant for the NIH-funded Botanical Dietary Supplements Research Center at...

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...