2019-2020 Seminars

March 4, 2020

Translational Works in Progress in Occupational Health Sciences

Suzanne Mitchell, PhD “Does it make any difference running behavioral procedures on rats in the dark or light phases of their cycle?”

Andrew McHill, PhD “It makes a difference in humans!: Considering time of day in human protocols”

Host: Chuck Allen

February 26, 2020

Sherry Baron, MD, MPH
Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health,
Barry Commoner Center for Health
and the Environment at Queens College
City University of New York (CUNY)

Title: "Safe and Just Cleaners: community-engaged research to reduce chemical exposures for domestic cleaners in New York City"

Hosted by: Ryan Olson, Leslie Hammer, and Caren Weinhouse

February 12, 2020

Julie Oyemaja, PsyD
Adjunct Faculty,
Undergraduate Psychology
Integrated Care Bootcamp Developer,
Professional school of clinical psychology, George Fox University
Advanced Primary Care Practice Consultant Mountainview Consulting Group, Member

Title: "Taking Care of our Good Eggs in Primary Care"

Host: Mitch Turker

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Jacob Raber, PhD
Behavioral Neuroscience, Neurology, and Radiation Medicine,

Title: “Environmental Effects on Brain Function”

Host: Doris Kretzschmar

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Laurel Kincl, PhD, CSP
Associate Professor,
Occupational Safety and Health Laboratory,
College of Public Health and Human Sciences,
Oregon State University

Title: "The Fishermen-Led Injury Prevention Program (FLIPP): engaging fishermen and communities in health and safety"

Host: Leslie Hammer

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Martica Hall, PhD
Associate Professor,
University of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, PA

Title: “Sleep from a Multidimensional Perspective: Importance to Health and Functioning.”

Hosts: Nicole Bowles and Steven A. Shea

Wednesday, January 8, 2019

Thijs Walbeek, PhD
Post-Dorctoral Student,
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences,

Title: "Regulation of behavior, reproduction, and clock gene expression under short light-dark cycles in mice"

Host: Matthew Butler

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Jia-Hua (Jim) Lin, PhD,
Research Ergonomist,
Safety and Health Assessmentand Research for Prevention (SHARP) Program,
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, Tumwater, WA

Title: “Tech Advances in Ergonomics Research and Applications”

Host: Emily Huang

Wednesday December 4, 2019

Robert A Waterland, PhD
Professor, Pediatrics-Nutrition & Molecular and Human Genetics
Professor, USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Title: "Epigenetic Mechanisms Regulating Energy Balance"

Host: Caren Weinhouse

November 13, 2019

Julie Saugstad, PhD
Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
Professor, Molecular & Medical Genetics

Title: "Extracellular MicroRNAs in Human Cerebrospinal Fluid: Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Disease & Effectors of Signaling in the Brain, & Beyond"

Host: Doris Kretzschmar

November 6,  2019

Andrew W. McHill, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences

Title: “The Consequences of a Chronically Sleepy Brain”

Host: Steven A. Shea

October 30, 2019

Lung-Chi Chen, PhD
Professor, Department of Environmental Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
Tuxedo, NY

Title: "Cardiovascular effects of ambient PM2.5

Host: Xiaoquan Rao

October 23, 2019

Shelby Watkins, MPH
Research Associate,
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences

Title: "Interactions Between Home, Work, and Sleep Among Firefighters"

Host: Nicole Bowles

October 2, 2019

Jeffrey Kaye M.D.
Professor of Neurology School of Medicine
Layton Professor and Director Layton Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Center School of Medicine
Director ORCATECH School of Medicine
Layton Professor Biomedical Engineering School of Medicine
Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program School of Medicine

Doris E. Kretzschmar Ph.D.
Associate Professor Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Molecular and Medical Genetics School of Medicine
Molecular and Medical Genetics Graduate Program School of Medicine
Neuroscience Graduate Program School of Medicine
Program in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences School of Medicine

Title: “Alzheimer’s disease; from basic to applied research"

Host: Matt Butler

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Jacquelyn Brady, PhD
Post-doctoral Researcher
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences

Taking work home: Same and cross-domain effects of supervisor facilitated work-family resources

Host: Leslie B. Hammer

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Melinda M Davis PhD
Associate Professor of Family Medicine School of Medicine
Associate Professor OHSU-PSU School of Public Health  Community-engaged Research Director, Oregon Rural Practice Research Network OHSU

“Practice-based Research Networks Blend Implementation Science and Quality Improvement: Highlights from the Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN)”

Host: David A. Hurtado

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Matthew P. Butler, PhD
Assistant Professor, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences  Behavioral Neuroscience Graduate Program, School of Medicine, OHSU

“Circadian disruptions impair reproductive success”

Host: Steven A. Shea

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Leandro de Brito, PhD
Centro de Caracterização e Desenvolvimento de Materiais (CCDM)
Universidade Federal de São Carlos
São Carlos, Estado de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Title: “Exercise Training Performed at Different Times of Day: Effects on Cardiovascular Health”

Host: Saurabh Thosar