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The new center will provide support and training from an anti-bias, culturally responsive lens to better equip educators who care for children from marginalized populations and for children who have experienced trauma.

Dean Brian Primack’s goals: unlock potential, focus on community, bring people together and help ensure health for all.

The purpose of this grant is to reduce children’s exposure to harmful environmental factors and improve their health and well-being.

Our good news

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

  • Professor selected as Provost Fellow

    Kathy Gunter, professor in Extension Family and Community Health and kinesiology, has been selected as Provost Fellow for the 2022-23 academic year. Kathy will collaborate with Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Rick Settersten and shared governance partners on initiatives aimed at strengthening promotion and tenure processes throughout the university. Congratulations, Kathy!

  • OSU team receives $5.5 million Build Back Better grant

    An OSU team received a $5.5 million federal grant to transform Oregon's forest industry. As a part of this four-year project, CPHHS Associate Professor Jay Kim, as a Co-PI, will evaluate the efficacy of wearable exoskeletons on improving occupational safety and health for next-generation forestry operation, as well as the sustainability and longevity of forestry workers in Oregon and beyond.

  • The full picture of poverty in America

    Associate Professor David Rothwell's Op-Ed was published by the Seattle Times. His article, "The full picture of poverty in America", discusses the implication of poverty rates published by the Census Bureau.

  • Oregon State FCH faculty win five national awards and nine regional awards

    Oregon State University faculty serving in the OSU Extension Service’s Family and Community Health (FCH) program in the CPHHS received awards from the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS), a professional organization for Extension FCH faculty and staff.


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 $43 million in research funding in FY ’22, 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.


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