Feature Stories

New seminar series connects timely research with state policymakers

New seminar series connects timely research with state policymakers

Physical education requirement at four-year universities at all-time low

We see more and more evidence about the benefit of physical activity, not just to our bodies, but to our minds, yet educational institutions are not embracing their own research

PAC introduces zombie survival training

A new Physical Activity Course offered winter term is taking an unusual approach to fitness. The course, PAC 199: Zombie Training, will prepare students for the undead invasion — at least as far at it relates to life skills.

Brains at Play

Why do we humans like to play so much? Play sports, play tag, play the stock market, play Duck Duck Goose? We love it all.

OSU’s Center for Healthy Aging Research seeks volunteers for research registry

The Center for Healthy Aging Research housed in the CPHHS at Oregon State is recruiting volunteers to join a registry for possible participation in future studies related to the health and well-being of middle-aged and older adults.

MPH student committed to upstream public health and the people of Haiti

MPH student Aslan Noakes is on a mission to raise money to support a public health program she’s working on in Haiti by selling handcrafted goods from Haitian locals.

MPH alumna works to improve public health through policy

In her new position as deputy director of government relations at the American Public Health Association, CPHHS MPH ’11 alumna Nicole Burda advocates for policy change to improve the health of all people and communities.

Empowering women leaders

“I strive to become an influential force in helping to make decisions that promote the advancement of women from all identities," says CPHHS MPH Alumna Elba Moise.

Alum works to ensure the health and safety of health care workers, patients

“I realized at an early age that I genuinely cared about the well-being of people,” says CPHHS alum Josiah Roldan, who currently serves as safety and emergency preparedness program manager for Oregon State Hospital. “The public health career field allowed me to follow my passion.”

Public Health and Sea Grant researchers partner with fishing communities to help prevent commercial crabbing injuries

Oregon State and community researchers are joining forces with commercial crabbers to develop injury prevention efforts so the latter can stay safe on the job.