Feature Stories

PHHS welcomes new faculty for the 2014-2015 school year

To meet current and emerging health needs and create a healthy future in Oregon and beyond, the College of Public Health and Human Sciences continues to grow its research capacity, outreach efforts and faculty.

Healthy tailgate + fun run = recipe for success

This year, the College of Public Health and Human Sciences stirred up a fun event that provided a healthy complement to Homecoming festivities.

Video: Our students. Our future.

College of Public Health and Human Sciences students, from first-year students to PhD candidates, are the future of public health.

Video: Accreditation, collaborations key to improving public’s health

Throughout the long journey of accreditation, the CPHHS has had the continued support of university leadership, alumni, donors, and community and industry partners.

Video: New PHHS students welcomed to the college at annual picnic

At the college’s annual New Student Welcome Picnic, more than 200 undergraduates joined college faculty and staff to kick off the new school year.

Inside the mind of researcher Robert Stawski

“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.

Eat and run with the CPHHS during Homecoming 2014

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.

Video: Health awareness doesn’t end at the finish line for student runners

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.

Internship abroad confirms student’s passions, future aspirations

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.

Inside the mind of researcher Emily Ho

“I’m very interested in what we eat and how food has an impact in terms of healthy lifestyles and letting us live better," says CPHHS Moore Family Center Director Emily Ho.