2022-2023 Seminars

May 3, 2023

Brant P. Hasler, PhD, DBSM
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Clinical and Translational Science

Director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Training Program
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Center for Sleep and Circadian Science

Title: "Rhythms and reward:  How circadian factors may contribute to risk for adolescent substance use"

Host: Jonathan Emens

April 26, 2023

Raquel Valdes Angues, PhD
Senior Research Associate,
Department of Neurology,

Title: "The mystery of East Africa's Nodding syndrome"

Host: Peter Spencer

April 5, 2023

Kerri Winters-Stone, PhD,
Professor and Section Head, Cancer Population Sciences, Division of Oncological Sciences
Co-Program Leader, Cancer Prevention & Control
Co-Director, Community Partnership Program
Knight Cancer Institute

Title: "Paradigms, Policy and Practice: The Trajectory of a Research Program to Impact Cancer Survivorship"

Host: "Amanda McCullough

March 29, 2023

Arif Jetha, PhD
Institute for Work & Health,
Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health,
University of Toronto

Title: "How will the future of work shape the work-health interface?"

Host: David Hurtado

March 22, 2023

Leandro Brito, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences

Title: "The roles of sleep and circadian system on blood pressure response to exercise"

Host: Saurabh Thosar

March 8, 2023

Karen Tonsfeldt, PhD,
Assistant Project Scientist IV
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine

Title: "The role of the circadian clock in female fertility"

Host: Matt Butler

March 1, 2023

Jonathan Elliott, PhD,
Assistant Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine,
Research Physiologist, VA Portland Health Care System
Portland, OR

Title: "Sleep and neurotrauma in military-related occupations"

Host: Miranda Lim

February 1, 2023

Jennifer Dimoff, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Telfer School of Management,
University of Ottawa

Title: "Too Taboo for Who? A Mixed Method Exploration of Pregnancy Loss, Perinatal Mental Health, and the Role of the Workplace"

Host: Leslie Hammer

January 25, 2023

Ted Scharf, PhD
Research Psychologist,
Social Science and Translation Research Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

Emily J. Haas, PhD
Research Health Scientist
National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, Research Branch
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Title: "Connecting Safety Climate/Culture to Safety Management"

Host: Emily Huang

January 11, 2023

Jennifer Hess, DC, MPH, PhD,
Associate Research Professor,
Labor Education and Research Center,
University of Oregon

Title: "Ergonomic Research and Outreach: One Ergonomist's Perspective"

Host: Ryan Olson

January 4, 2023

Jin Lee, PhD,
Associate Professor,
Department of Psychological Sciences,
Kansas State University

Title: "Multiple Layers of Stigma toward Health Condition and Treatment Approach”

Host: Emily Huang

December 14, 2022

Angela R. Ozburn, PhD
Associate Professor,
Behavioral Neuroscience,
School of Medicine, OHSU

Title: "Targeting Binge Drinking: A Translational Bioinformatics Approach"

Host: Nicole Bowles

December 7, 2022

Philip C Cheng, PhD,
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Sleep Disorders & Research Center,
Henry Ford Health System ,
Detroit, Michigan

Title: "No rest for the weary: Revitalizing the graveyard shift"

Host: Andrew McHill

November 30, 2022

Brad Wipfli, PhD,
Associate Professor,
Assistant Dean of Graduate Academic Affairs,
OHSU-PSU School of Public Health

Title: "Health Promotion, Occupational Health, and Social Determinants of Health"

Host: Brad Wipfli

November 9, 2022

Nicole Gravina, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Psychology,
University of Florida

Title "Enhancing Feedback Conversations"

Host: Suzanne Mitchell

November 2, 2022

Horacio de la Iglesia, PhD
Department of Biology,
University of Washington

Title: "The Synchronization of Daily Sleep: Beyond the Solar Day"

Host: Chuck Allen

October 26, 2022

Jaga Giebultowicz, PhD
Professor Emerita,
Department of Integrative Biology
Oregon State University

Title: "Blue light is an occupational hazard (at least for flies)"

Host: Doris Kretzschmar

October 5, 2022

Joshua Gooley, PhD
Associate Professor, Duke-NUS
Director of Research,
SingHealth Duke-NUS Sleep Center
View Recorded Seminar

Title: "Early school start times are bad for sleep, attendance, and grades"

Host: Saurabh Thosar

September 7, 2022

Clotilde Pierson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Architectural Engineering
(Culbertson Faculty Scholar) in the School of
Civil and Construction Engineering
Oregon State University
View Recorded Seminar

Title: “Reducing the prevalence of sleep disorders through optimized daylight in buildings”

Host: Steve Shea

September 14, 2022

Liu-Qin Yang, PhD
Department of Psychology,
Portland State University

Title: "No time or no need to be nice? The Why's and How's of workplace mistreatment"

Host: Emily Huang