Healthy people.
Healthy families.
Healthy communities.


Name change! The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is changing its name to the College of Health. You’ll likely see both names for the next few months. We’re also reorganizing. Here's what you need to know to navigate this process.

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Dean's Health Heroes

Health Heroes stand out among their fellow students and alumni. They are doing incredible and impactful work in our community, exemplifying our vision to bring health and well-being within reach for all. Get to know all of the Dean's Health Heroes.

Kinesiology grad, Nicole Grady '23, pursues nursing to positively impact her community.

Nicole is a first-generation student who graduated with a degree in kinesiology and a minor in biology and chemistry. Currently a nursing assistant, she says her family's support was her driving force in pursuing higher education.

Meet Nicole

Researchers agree it is important to minimize delays in making treatments for diseases such as cancer available to patients, but they say their findings point to a need for greater transparency around how drugs receive approval.

Researchers say the results indicate a need for colleges and universities to take a more intersectional approach in their efforts to provide safe environments for victims of sexual violence.

The Oregon State University Center for Health Innovation (OCHI) is partnering with OSU Extension and Family Health to provide Spanish language mental health first aid training.

Our good news

College of Health faculty, staff and students are doing exceptional work to create a healthier future for all. Learn more through our good news highlights.


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 $24 million in research funding in FY ’23, 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% identify as a minority.

Support the future of health

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.


Ways to give