Feature Stories

Tera Stegner: Serving with purpose

Tera Stegner has a heart for the elderly in Corvallis, the college town she’s come to know and love since transferring to Oregon State her junior year to study gerontology, part of the Human Development and Family Sciences program in the CPHHS.

CPHHS faculty/staff earn college, university awards

As the first accredited college of public health and human sciences in Oregon, CPHHS faculty and staff are the backbone behind the college’s past achievements and those to come in the future.

CPHHS researcher receives NIH award

Perry Hystad, an assistant professor of environmental and occupational health in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at OSU, is one of 17 winners of the NIH’s 2014 Early Independence Award.

Childhood asthma linked to lack of ventilation for gas stoves, OSU study shows

Parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove, researchers from Oregon State University are recommending, after a new study showed an association between gas kitchen stove ventilation and asthma, asthma symptoms and chronic bronchitis.

Video: Exploring Human Development and Family Sciences

Students studying Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS) in the CPHHS at Oregon State are exposed to a variety of opportunities that prepare them for a rewarding career.

Video: Exploring Exercise and Sport Science

Students who complete an undergraduate degree in Exercise and Sport Science will be prepared for a number of different career paths, including athletic trainers, fitness instructors, strength coaches, physical therapists and more.

Two CPHHS students earn OPHA “Outstanding Student Poster Awards”

CPHHS Health Promotion and Health Behavior PhD students Sandi Cleveland and Katie Conte both received the OPHA Outstanding Student Poster Award for 2014.

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.