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2014 Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute: Advancing Theory and Practice in the Context of Total Worker Health

July 16-18, 2014
Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

This 3-day institute featured regional, national, and international researchers and practitioners in occupational health psychology, total worker health, and safety research and practice.
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Institute Program

Day 1: Occupational Health Psychology - Scholarly Work Advancing Theory

Welcome and Introduction of OHP Summer Institute
Leslie Hammer, Ph.D., Director, Occupational Health Psychology Program, Portland State University; Co-Director, Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC)*
Bio & Summary

Featured Speaker:

OHP in the Aging Workforce: Theoretical and Empirical Advancements
Mo Wang, Ph.D., University of Florida, National Science Foundation
President, Society for Occupational Health Psychology
Bio & Summary
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What Should we Actually DO for Older Workers? Identifying the research gaps in organizational practice and interventions
Donald Truxillo, Ph.D., Portland State University
Bio & Summary
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Economic Stress: A Primer for Occupational Health Researchers
Robert Sinclair, Ph.D., Clemson University
Bio & Summary
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Work-Life Boundary Control and Identity Management: A New Frontier for Occupational Health
Ellen E. Kossek, Ph.D., Purdue University
Bio & Summary
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Letting Go: Research on Recovery from Work Stress and Employee Well-being
Charlotte Fritz, Ph.D., Portland State University
Bio & Summary
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Day 2: Intersection of Theory & Practice: Total Worker Health

Institute Keynote Speaker:
TWH in the Context of Occupational Health Psychology: Integration of Health Protection and Health Promotion
Laura Punnett, Ph.D., Director, Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW) *
Bio & Summary

So you want to improve TWH? Critical principles and tactics for creating organizational and behavior change
Ryan Olson, Ph.D., Project Principal Investigator, OHWC*
Bio & Summary
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PHLAME: An example of a complete TWH intervention program from conception to ROI
Kerry Kuehl, MD and Diane Elliot, MD - Project Principal Investigator/ISC Chair, OHWC*
Bio & Summary
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Panel Discussion: Building a TWH Center: From Nuts and Bolts to Politics
Laura Punnett, Ph.D., Director, CPH-NEW*
Kent Anger, Ph.D., Director, OHWC*
Jack Dennerlein, Ph.D., Associate Director, Harvard School of Public Health Center for Work, Health and Wellbeing *
Diane Rohlman, Ph.D., University of Iowa Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence (HWCE)*
Bio & Summary

What TWH Means to Early Adopting Organizations: The Practitioners Perspective
Dede Montgomery, MS, CIH, Education co-PI, OHWC*
Bio & Summary
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Evidence-Based TWH Programs: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?
Kent Anger, Ph.D., Director, OHWC*
Bio & Summary
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*NIOSH-Funded Total Worker Health Center of Excellence (COE)

Day 3: Practical Interventions in the Workplace

Day 3 will be available soon below as a recorded webinar.

Featured Speaker:
Disseminating and Implementing Evidence-based Prevention in the Workplace
Jeffrey Harris, MD, MPH, MBA., University of Washington
Bio & Summary
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Mental Health Awareness Intervention

Kevin Kelloway, Ph.D., Saint Mary's University
Bio & Summary
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Self Monitoring and Self Management
Brad Wipfli, Ph.D., Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU *
Bio & Summary
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Work, Life & Stress - Reflections of an Occupational Medicine Physician
Carol Gunn, MD, CIH, Occupational Medicine, Portland, Oregon
Bio & Summary
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The Aging Workforce: An Ideal Application of TWH. So Why is it so Difficult?
Steven Hecker, MSPH, Co-Director Education Core, OHWC*
Bio & Summary
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Questions?

Previous OHP Summer Institute

The first annual Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute, held July 16 - 19, 2012 was a terrific success. The 2012 Summer Institute was on Improving Worker Safety, Health and Well-Being and was presented by the Occupational Psychology Program at Portland State University, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, the Oregon Healthy WorkForce Center, and the Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety at St. Mary’s University.

The institute was attended by a mix of academic researchers and practitioners from around the world with topics ranging from safety climate, work organization, and stress, to employee health and the work family balance. It was particularly beneficial to share the differing perspectives found between researchers and practitioners.

Speakers included:

  • Joseph Hurrell, PhD, NIOSH (ret.), Editor, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
  • Dr. Yueng-hsiang (Emily) Huang, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
  • Nanette Yragui, PhD, Occupational Health Research Psychologist
  • David Cadiz, MBA, PhD, Research Associate, Oregon Nurses Foundation
  • Arla Day, PhD, Saint Mary’s University
  • Deborah Fell-Carlson, SAIF Corporation, Dede Montgomery, CROET
  • Bing Lin, M.S., Doctoral Student Industrial/Organizational and Occupational Health Psychology Training Program, Portland State University
  • Leslie Hammer, PhD, Portland State University, Occupational Health Psychology
  • Dov Zohar, PhD, Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • Natalie Schwatka, M.S., AEP, Doctoral Student, Ergonomics & Human Factors Training Program, Department of Environmental & Radiological Health Services, Colorado State University
  • Krista Hoffmeister, M.S., Doctoral Student Industrial/Organizational Psychology Training Program, Colorado State University
  • Tony Barsotti, Safety Manager, Temp Control Mechanical, Portland
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