Lifelong health for all: It’s our passion. To us, health means nutritious meals for our schoolchildren, and preventing chronic and debilitating disease. It means knowing our drinking water is safe, and addressing critical issues like obesity and diabetes. Our work helps advance the policies, knowledge and practices vital to creating health and well-being for individuals, families and communities in Oregon – and beyond. And our students and graduates are the next generation of globally minded public health and human sciences professionals.

Press Releases

OSU News Release

No evidence that water birth poses harm to newborns, new OSU study finds

Jan 21, 2016
There is no evidence that water births, where a baby is intentionally born under water in a tub or pool, poses any increased harm to the child, Oregon State University researchers have found.… Read full story.
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Liver recovery difficult even with improved diet, but faster if sugar intake is low

Jan 13, 2016
Liver damage caused by the typical “Western diet” – one high in fat, sugar and cholesterol – may be difficult to reverse even if diet is generally improved.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Exercise DVDs could be psychologically harmful for users

Jan 7, 2016
Using fitness DVDs to work out at home may seem like a good way to get started on new exercise goals this year, but those DVDs may also include negative imagery and demotivating language.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Injuries among Dungeness crab fishermen examined

Jan 5, 2016
Commercial Dungeness crab fishing on the West Coast is one of the highest risk occupations in the United States, but non-fatal injuries appear to go largely unreported.… Read full story.

Calendar of Events


CPHHS Research Seminar

"Spatially Varying Effects of Exposure on Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in Los Angeles County: A Bayesian approach"John Molitor, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, College of Public Health and


Center for Global Health Student Forum

"Food Security and Community Participation in La Paz, Bolivia" Jason Skipton, a second year student in the MPH International Health track, will share his experience in Bolivia


CPHHS Research Seminar

"Panel Discussion: Translating Evidence-Based Programs to Practice" Facilitator: Joe Catania, PhD, Professor  of Health Promotion & Health Behavior, CPHH

Panel Members:
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