Let’s build a culture of health, safety and well-being

Come Join Oregon Healthy Workforce Center at the 2020 Summer Institute in Occupational Health Psychology! Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being  Are you an organizational leader...

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Opioids podcast episode

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, it is reported “Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is very costly to our Nation, which has led to over $700 billion annually in costs...

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...

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Stay connected with us

Wishing everyone a great start to 2020. Hope this decade is starting off safe, healthy and well. Your support and readership over the years has not gone unnoticed. We greatly appreciate each one of...

Positive workplace culture podcast episode

Have you ever noticed that your mood and stress levels are affected by the words or conversations you have during meetings, with co-workers or your boss at work? How does it affect your work day and...

2019 Fall Symposia recordings now available

Thank you again for joining us on November 15th for our 2019 Fall Symposia. This year, we covered the topic, "Substance Use and the Workplace". The symposium addressed current knowledge regarding...

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Our research themes

Our mission is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. At the institute, we stand at the intersection of the workplace and well-being. We do so through basic...

Work, Stress and Health 2019 in Philadelphia

Work, Stress and Health 2019

Many of our faculty and staff are attending the American Psychological Association's 2019 Work, Stress and Health Conference this week from November 6th to 9th. Every two years, researchers and...

Happy one year to our podcast

Happy one year anniversary to our institute podcast, "What's Work Got To Do With It?" Over the past year, the podcast team has produced and released over 8 episodes, reaching over 1,400 listeners...

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HERO 2019

Last month, the Institute and Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC) attended HERO2019, a forum that brought together wellness practitioners, organizational leaders, and researchers in occupational...