CPHHS faculty, staff and students are doing exceptional work to create a healthier future for all. Learn more through our good news highlights.
Allison Myers, Associate Dean for Extension and Engagement, and Program Leader, Family and Community Health, is quoted in an OPB article exploring the unique stresses and wider lack of mental health services in rural Oregon. The quote was from a recent video conversation about suicide in rural Oregon between Allison and the president of the Oregon Cattlemen's Association.
Congrats to PI Tao Li, MD, Ph.D. and team for developing the 2023 Health Care Workforce Needs Assessment Report for the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Health Policy Board. This biennial report provides insights into health care workforce needs in communities across Oregon as well as general guidance on how to expand and diversify the health care workforce to meet the needs of patients and communities throughout Oregon and eliminate health inequities.
Bethany Sloane, PhD candidate and associate professor at Oregon Health & Science University is an Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute KL2 Scholar beginning January 1, 2023. This is a two-year award to support Bethany's research career. Congrats, Bethany!
Congrats to Sarah Rothenberg, D.Env. on receiving an Oregon Dept. of Education grant for Statewide Sampling of Heavy Metals in K-12 School Garden Soils and Compost. Pictured: OSU Ph.D. student Sigride Asseko collecting school garden soils at one of the participating K-12 schools in Albany, OR.
Students get the background to pursue a variety of medical careers, from medicine to occupational therapy.
College researchers brought in $43 million in research funding in FY ’22, and all students are encouraged to engage in research activities.
On campus or online, our nearly 2,400 students come from across the nation and around the globe. More than 32% identify as a minority.
There are a number of ways to make a difference and support our work, from changing a student’s life through a scholarship or giving to specialized funds that support IMPACT, the Dean’s Fund for Excellence and more.