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Alumna combines passions to create healthy futures

Get to know Ashley Vaughn, the College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ newest public health instructor.

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Extension begins grassroots effort to increase vaccine uptake among Latinos

OSU Extension accelerates its local outreach to improve vaccine confidence and uptake in Oregon’s Latino population.

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Grad student saw Latinx community struggling, so she leaped into action, addressing food insecurity and removing barriers to health

Doctoral student Nancy Vargas saw Oregon’s Latinx communities struggling with food insecurity, so she stepped up to help get them the resources they needed.

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New grant will help OSU researchers find ways to prevent injury in Dungeness crab industry

OSU professors Jay Kim and Laurel Kincl will build on existing research with the Dungeness crab fishing industry, where workers suffer high rates of both fatal and non-fatal injuries, thanks to a grant from the NIOSH.

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Teaching public health policy in the military

Meet Tiara Walz, an active-duty major with the United States Army and a graduate student studying health policy in OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

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Residential proximity to oil and gas drilling linked to lower birthweights in newborns, study finds

A new study found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born before drilling began in their vicinity.