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

Wisconsin health leader named dean of OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences

Jul 13, 2016
F. Javier Nieto has been named dean of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University.… Read full story.

Working longer may lead to a longer life, new OSU research shows

Apr 27, 2016
Working past age 65 could lead to longer life, while retiring early may be a risk factor for dying earlier, a new study from Oregon State University indicates.… Read full story.
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Mobility plays important role in development for toddlers with disabilities

Apr 12, 2016
Typical toddlers simultaneously spend about three hours a day in physical activity, play and engagement with objects such as toys, while their peers with mobility disabilities are less likely to engage in all of those behaviors at the same time, new research from Oregon State University shows.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

U.S. adults get failing grade in healthy lifestyle behavior

Mar 21, 2016
Only 2.7 percent of the U.S. adult population achieves all four of some basic behavioral characteristics that researchers say would constitute a “healthy lifestyle.”… Read full story.

Calendar of Events


Portland | Small Bites Happy Hour featuring Dr. Sam Logan

Dr. Sam Logan, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Adapted Physical Activity, will discuss the benefits of mobility and social interaction on childhood development.

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