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

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Study: Zinc deficiency linked to immune system response, particularly in older adults

Mar 23, 2015
Zinc, an important mineral in human health, appears to affect how the immune system responds to stimulation, especially inflammation, new research from Oregon State University shows.… Read full story.
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High cholesterol, triglycerides can keep vitamin E from reaching body tissues

Mar 12, 2015
Much less vitamin E is actually absorbed from food than previous research has shown, raising concerns about whether most people get enough of this important micronutrient.… Read full story.
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People with disabilities experience unrecognized health disparities

Feb 26, 2015
People with disabilities have unmet medical needs and poorer overall health throughout their lives, and as a result should be recognized as a health disparity group, a new analysis shows.… Read full story.
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Smoke-free campus policy enjoys wide support, new OSU research shows

Feb 16, 2015
Students, faculty and staff at Oregon State University have largely embraced a new policy that prohibits smoking on the Corvallis campus, new research shows.… Read full story.

Calendar of Events


Spring Visit

Whether you are just starting your college search or are already admitted to Oregon State, our Spring Preview Programs can accommodate you needs. You will have the opportunity to meet…

10 year anniversary of the Center for Healthy Aging Research

Join us to celebrate 10 years of advancing aging research and promoting healthy aging for older adults throughout Oregon and the nation.

The College of Public Health


39th Annual OSU Gerontology Conference

"Aging: Raising the Bar" 39th Annual OSU Gerontology Conference. This two-day conference, held at Oregon State University, will feature workshops by leading geriatric professionals presenting current information

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