Solving tomorrow’s health challenges begins today

We prepare the next generation of globally aware problem-solvers and seek to understand and confront health disparity to improve the health and well-being of all people, at every stage of life.

A soft place to land

Trailblazer left everything – to be part of something

OCHI Director Allison Myers reflects on the center's success, including a mental health initiative, a food security project, COVID-19 outreach and receiving OPHA's emerging leader award.

Time-specific safety interventions needed to improve construction worker safety

Workers in the construction industry are most likely to suffer traumatic injuries during the first four hours of their shift, and those who work evening or night shifts experience more severe injuries than their day-shift counterparts.

Youth with autism see sharp decline in physical activity between ages 9-13

Study has found that to best help kids with autism maintain healthy rates of physical activity, interventions should be targeted during the ages of 9 to 13, as that’s when kids show the biggest drop in active time.

Sigrid Jenniska Asseko

Sigrid Jenniska Asseko
PhD candidate in public health
Environmental and Occupational Health

“The ocean is made of water drops. If everyone can contribute a little bit of knowledge, we can create that ocean of information and maybe one day effectively reduce environmental pollution and protect people’s health.”


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Class of ’20

CPHHS grads are difference-makers who make a healthy difference in the world.


OSU Extension

Family and Community Health faculty are community partners who improve health and well-being across Oregon.


A pathway to medical careers

Students get the background to pursue a variety of medical careers, from medicine to occupational therapy.


Research powerhouse

College researchers brought in nearly $22 million in research funding in FY ’20, and all students are encouraged to engage in research activities.


Modern, diverse learners

On campus or online, our nearly 2,400 students come from across the nation and around the globe. More than 32% represent as a minority.

Give Back

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.


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