2014-2015 Seminars

August 6, 2015

Thomas S. Kilduff, Ph.D.
Center Director and SRI Fellow,
Center for Neuroscience,SRI International,
Menlo Park, CA

"Novel Therapeutic Targets for Sleep/wake Control: Hypocretin/orexin Receptors and Cortical nNOS/NK1 Neurons"

Hosts: Steven A. Shea and Miranda Lim

June 5, 2015

 David M. Raizen, M.D., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Pennsylvania,
School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

"Using the worm to catch Z's: somnogen discovery in C. elegans"

Hosts: Miranda Lim and Doris Kretzschmar

June 3, 2015

David H. Peyton, Ph.D.,
Professor of Chemistry,
Portland State University,
Portland, OR

"The Chemistry of Electronic Cigarette Aerosols as Probed by NMR Spectroscopy"

Host: Amanda McCullough

April 29, 2015

Kris Weymann, Ph.D., R.N.,
VA Portland Nursing Research Postdoctoral Fellow,
Portland VA Medical Center,
Clinical Assistant Professor,
School of Nursing,
OHSU, Portland, OR

"Factors that affect treatment of sleep apnea"

Host: Miranda Lim

April 22, 2015

Peter W. Johnson, Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor,
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences,
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

"Whole Body Vibration Research on Bus and Semi Truck Drivers: Seating Problems and Seating Solutions"

Host: Ryan Olson

March 4, 2015

Heather O'Hagan, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor,
Medical Sciences,
Indiana University School of Medicine, Bloomington, IN

"Connecting Oxidative Damage to Cancer-Specific Epigenetic Alterations"

Host: Mitch Turker

February 18, 2015

Ying-Chih Lin,
Doctoral Candidate,
Stephen Lloyd Lab,
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences,
OHSU, Portland, OR

"Mechanism of Aflatoxin-Induced Mutagenesis"

Host: Stephen Lloyd

February 11, 2015

 Brad Wipfli, Ph.D.,
Senior Research Associate,
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences,
OHSU, Portland, OR

"Advancing Behavior Change Interventions: Evaluating Biomarkers and Clinical Outcomes"

Host: Steven A. Shea

February 4, 2015

Leslie Hammer, PhD,
Associate Director, Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC),
Director, Center for Work-Family Stress, Safety, and Health,
Professor, Department of Psychology,
Portland State University,
Director, Occupational Health Psychology, Portland State University

"Family Supportive Supervisor Behaviors to Veteran Supportive Supervisor Training: A Research Journey"

Host: Steven A. Shea

January 28, 2015

Geoffrey C. Williams, MD, PhD,
Professor of Clinical & Social Sciences in Psychology, Psychiatry and Medicine,
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

"Self-Determination Theory in Practice"

Host: Steven A. Shea

January 21, 2015

David Hurtado, Sc.D.,
Yerby Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences,
Center for Work, Health and Well-being,
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

"Schedule Control and Workers' Health"

Host: Steven A. Shea

January 7, 2015

Sergio Fazio, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and of Physiology & Pharmacology,
William and Sonja Connor Chair of Preventive Cardiology, Director, Center of Preventive Cardiology,
OHSU, Portland, OR

"The KCVI's Center of Preventive Cardiology: Finding Synergy with Occupational Health"

Host: Steven A. Shea

December 17, 2014

Mariana Figueiro, PhD,
Professor of Architecture,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
Troy, NY

"Using light to improve health, performance and well being: from science to applications"

Host: Steven A. Shea

December 3, 2014

Shobhan Gaddameedhi, MSc, PhD,
Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental and Systems Pharmacology,
College of Pharmacy,
Washington State University, Pullman, WA

"Role of the Circadian Clock in Skin Cancer Prevention and Sunburn Erythema"

Host: Steven A. Shea and Amanda McCullough

November 12, 2014

Michael R. Rountree, Ph.D.,
Visiting Scientist,
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences,
OHSU, Portland ,OR

"Modeling epigenetic diseases with Neurospora crassa"

Host: Mitch Turker

October 29, 2014

Dmytro Grygoryev, Ph.D.,
Research Associate,
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences,
OHSU, Portland, OR

"Space Radiation Mutagenesis in Mouse Kidney Cells In Vivo"

Host: Mitch Turker

October 1, 2014

Diane Rohlman, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health,
University of Iowa, Ames IA,
Scientist, Oregon Institute Of Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU, Portland, OR

"Protecting the health and safety of agricultural youth: Lessons from around the world"

Host: W. Kent Anger