“I hope my research will help advance understanding about how stressful experiences – both major and minor – impact mental, physical and cognitive health, and identify potential points for optimal intervention and prevention efforts," CPHHS Associate Professor Robert Stawski says.
Join the College of Public Health and Human Sciences as it bridges two of its powerhouse disciplines, Exercise and Sport Science and Nutrition, for a not-to-be-missed Homecoming celebration Saturday, Nov. 1.
Surrounded with support from more than 50 Oregon State faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members, Exercise and Sport Science students Jeremiah and Isaiah Godby took the final steps of the Health Extension Run 2014 at the College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ VIP accreditation celebration Sept. 5.
Whether it was shadowing medical professionals, visiting local non-profits or fulfilling his childhood dream of visiting the Taj Mahal, Nutrition student Charles Baugh’s internship abroad experience in India is one he’ll never forget.
As the childhood obesity epidemic continues to rise in the United States, lives are put at risk as health problems become more common in children that were once only seen in adults. Researchers in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences are working to reverse this trend. Continue reading for tips on how to prevent/reverse childhood obesity.
“Build genuine, trusting relationships with your colleagues and others you come in contact with. Relationships are the foundation for everything, including your career," Outreach, Parenting Education Program Coordinator Denise Rennekamp says.
To increase the odds for later-life success, CPHHS’ early childhood researchers have developed a workshop focused on the importance of children’s early self-regulation throughout childhood and into adulthood.
“We know that personality makes a difference in life outcomes, but the interesting questions are getting at how this works and under what conditions personality and outcomes, such as finding satisfaction with life or using health care services, are linked," Professor Karen Hooker says.