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Your Health& Transportation Noise

May 29, 2024
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Our Health& Transportation Noise

When considering the different types of pollution that might be harmful to your health, how often do you think of noise pollution as playing a significant factor? And not just to your mental and emotional health, but your long-term physical health as well, even while you sleep?

In this episode of the Our Health& series, hear from College of Health faculty as we focus on how transportation noise affects your health—from your biological responses to health outcomes due to prolonged exposure and more—and how an upcoming joint study in the Portland metro area between OSU and Multnomah County will be one of the first in the nation to map road noise at high resolution in a U.S. city.

So, let’s all rise above the noise and be sure to bring your questions for our panelists as you guide the discussion in this town hall-style webcast.



Alumni stories

HDFS alumna is helping the nation’s most vulnerable children

Kylee Probert, HDFS PhD ’22, doesn’t like America’s childcare system, so she’s doing something about it.

Health management, MPH alum is driven by mission

Kelley Kaiser, ’93, MPH ’99, serves as senior vice president – chief administrative officer for Samaritan Health Services, a five-hospital, 80-clinic integrated delivery system that operates two insurance companies in the Mid-Willamette Valley.

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Amber Coyne, MPH '15

An impactful career bringing health care into communities

From Oregon State to India to Tennessee, Amber Coyne, MPH ’15, is making a profound impact in infectious disease community outreach, prevention and treatment. Currently the Syndemic Coordination Director at the Tennessee Department of Health, she oversees the development and implementation of End the Syndemic Tennessee (ETS), which is a community-informed strategic plan to address the prevention of HIV, sexually transmitted infections, substance use disorder and viral hepatitis in Tennessee.

Watch a conversation with Amber about how her roots in public health and special interests in LGBTQ+ health equity, harm reduction and language justice propel her to find innovative ways to address public health risks and keep our most vulnerable populations safe.


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Casey Farm '05

Casey Farm '05

Director of Alumni Relations
College of Health
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