Oregon Public Health Institute

Worksite Wellness Interest Grows

More and more Oregon worksites are taking steps to improve wellness, with large public employers and businesses much more likely than their smaller counterparts to have employee wellness strategies in place, according to two new surveys. Both the 2013 Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs’ (OAME)annual membership survey and the Oregon Health Authority’s Employer Survey Report, a statewide survey conducted three times in the past eight years, show employers are interested in and value worksite wellness.

Oregon Public Health Institute Celebrates 2012 Genius Award Winners

The Lund Report
10th Annual Billi Odegaard Public Health Genius Awards honor achievements and contributions to improving public health in Oregon.

October 4, 2012 -- 10th Annual Billi Odegaard Public Health Genius Awards honor achievements and contributions to improving public health in Oregon.

Lifetime Excellence Award: Dr. Tina Castañares­. Dr. Castañares is the founder of La Clinica del Carino Family Health Center. She also served as health officer for Hood River County for 12 years and Medical Director for Hospice of the Gorge in Hood River, Oregon, where she has promoted public health through improving social and economic determinants.

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