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Two weeks left! Register for the 2020 Summer Institute!

Join our 2020 Online Summer Institute: Building a Culture of Health, Safety, and Well-Being! Featuring an excellent line-up of speakers from academia and industry, our event will include expert...

Three decades at the institute podcast episode

The mission of the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences is to improve the lives of workers through biomedical and occupational research. We work to prevent illness and injury in...

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...