When Laurel Kincl was preparing to teach her course on occupational safety and health this spring, she came face to face with a couple of unusual challenges.
To assess differences and trends in personal chemical exposure, Oregon State University researchers deployed chemical-sampling wristbands to individuals on three continents.
Diana Rohlman, assistant research professor, was recently invited to speak at a workshop in New Delhi, India about her work on community engagement and disaster response research. The Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) center is a global center using participatory research and training to build capacity of citizens, communities and institutions to enable vibrant, gender-equal […]
Going beyond the science
After an accidental toxic air leak from a nearby oil refinery, the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community (SITC) was motivated to learn more about their exposure to air toxins. Drawing on a long-standing relationship with the Oregon State Superfund Research Program, SITC inquired about using silicone wristbands developed at OSU to evaluate their exposure levels. “After […]
Assistant Professor Diana Rohlman is one of only a handful of U.S. scientists to speak at an upcoming NIH-India community-engaged research workshop in February in New Delhi. Learn more about the research she’ll highlight at the conference on the Superfund Research Program Hub.
Assistant Professor Jay Kim’s recent paper, published in the latest issue of Annals of Work Exposures and Health, has been selected as the editor’s choice. “A randomized controlled trial of a truck seat intervention: Part 2 – Associations between whole-body vibration exposures and health outcomes” represents the first randomized controlled trial that showed that reducing whole-body […]