Posts Tagged ‘CROET’

Interactive occupational fatality maps launched by the OR-FACE Program

Oregon FACE (Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation), an occupational fatality prevention research program, has tracked over 600 work-related deaths in the state of Oregon since 2003. OR-FACE recently published all confirmed Oregon occupational fatalities as interactive maps on its website. The fatality maps (2003 to 2010) can be filtered by year and are coded by events, occupation, and industry. The most current cases, 2011 to present, can be filtered further by both event and year. … Read More

CROET Lectures: Norbert O. Reich, Ph.D. and Orfeu M. Buxton, Ph.D.

The Center for Research on Occupational & Environmental Toxicology (CROET) is pleased to be hosting scientific presentations from two distinguished visiting scientists next week. Norbert O. Reich, Ph.D., Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Santa Barbara will speak on Monday, April 16 at noon in room 8B60 of the University Hospital. The subject of Dr. Reich’s presentation will be  “Protein traffic on DNA: The mechanism of processive DNA methylation and its importance … Read More

Steve Shea, Ph.D., joins OHSU as director of CROET

OHSU’s Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology (CROET) has a new director as of April 1: Steve Shea, Ph.D. Dr. Shea comes to OHSU from Harvard University where he was an associate professor of medicine and director of the Sleep Disorders Research Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Shea’s research in sleep and circadian rhythms supports CROET’s mission to promote health of Oregon workers because of sleep’s impact on workplace accidents and … Read More

Pilot funding from Oregon Healthy WorkForce Center, due June 1

The Oregon Healthy WorkForce Center is seeking applications for pilot projects that will that improve occupational health, safety, and personal wellness. Proposals may focus or be powered on one of these three areas, but the proposed intervention must address all three. The center plans to fund one award up to $100,000 total that can be spread out over a two-year period. To be eligible, the PI must have an appointment at an Oregon state institution … Read More

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