We believe in local solutions and are committed to our land grant mission of hands-on service to communities across the state. Our faculty work hand in hand with our neighbors in every Oregon county to address challenges affecting health and well-being, our students engage in learning beyond the classroom, and researchers partner with communities and share discoveries that improve health for all.
- FoodCorps fosters culture of health in Klamath County schoolsFoodCorps is a nonprofit organization that connects kids to real food and helps them grow up healthy by placing motivated leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service.
- Food safety and security manager joins Family and Community Health facultyJared Hibbard-Swanson will develop and implement an integrated vision for Extension’s community food security programming, which is defined as equitable access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food.
- Thinking globally, acting locallyGlobal health MPH student set to make lasting change in her community.
- MPH student works toward improving community healthWhen you follow your interests and passion, the path becomes clear
- Post-2020 wildfires, Santiam Canyon residents burned out by trauma, red tapeResidents are struggling to find housing, wrestling with government bureaucracy and worried about toxins in the water, air and soil, all while burdened by the trauma of losing their homes.
- Nearly $5M grant to establish children’s environmental health research center at Oregon StateThe OSU center will be housed in the university’s Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families within the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.