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Proximity to heavy traffic congestion linked to lower infant birthweight

Low birthweight leads to higher risk of cardiovascular disease, cognitive impacts, premature mortality; a lot of long-term, life-course impacts.

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Public Health Research Students

Public health doctoral student wants to ensure kids can grow up in healthy environments

Stephanie Foster, MPH ’18, connects her love of human health and biology with Oregon State’s environmental and occupational health doctoral program

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How HDFS PhD program helps student promote resilience among underserved communities

Alexis Merculief chose Oregon State’s HDFS PhD program for its supportive environment and focus on how context shapes children’s development

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Community Engagement Faculty and Staff Features HDFS

It takes a village to raise a child, but who supports the village?

We do. Researchers support children, families and educators across Oregon.

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Alumni HDFS

Oregon State HDFS alumna is helping the nation’s most vulnerable children

Kylee Probert, HDFS PhD ’22, doesn’t like America’s childcare system, so she’s doing something about it.

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Alumni Features Kinesiology

Commencement 2022: Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy will graduate with his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology this June. His undergraduate research is motivating him to pursue a master’s degree in kinesiology this fall.