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Occupational Health Psychology
Welcome to the Occupational Health Psychology! Occupational Health Psychology is a rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field that focuses on the science and practice of psychology in the promotion and development of workplace health- and safety-related initiatives.

Save the date for the 2016 Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute (OHP-SI)

The 2016 Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute will be held from July 12-14 in Portland, Oregon. The early registration deadline is March 1st, 2016. 

To see a flier with more details about the event, click here.

OHP Research in the Media

Work-Family Conflict and Sleep


A recent media report highlighted a study by PSU's own, Ryan Olson, Tori Crain, Todd Boder, and Leslie Hammer, among other research collaborators. Their study, published in Sleep Health, Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, found that workers who had participated in a training directed at reducing work-family conflict, slept an hour more per night on average. 


To learn more about the study and read the media report, click here!


Exciting News!

Our most recent OHP NIOSH Training Grant has been renewed for the period of July 1, 2015-June 30, 2020!!!


OHP and Total Worker Health

Our program is closely connected to the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, a NIOSH Total Worker Health Center of Excellence:

For more information on Total Worker Health, check out the Huffington post article:

A Totally Cool New Way to Look at Worker Health

and the video below.

Video: Simple Steps for Creating an Organization of Health