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ORI scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D., has received a prestigious award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine for outstanding work in translating behavioral medicine from research into practice.
UO student Chi-Wing Ng selected to receive the $2000 ORI Diversity Interest Group scholarship for 2015.
Scientist Jorge Ramirez Garcia has been appointed to an Oregon Health Authority committee to ensure cultural competency of continuing education for health professionals. ...
Does reducing nicotine levels in cigarettes result in lower levels of addiction? In a unique study Herb Severson, Ph.D., and his team study the effects of smoking reduced nicotine cigarettes.
Event at ORI
ORI welcomes Colin DeYoung, Ph.D., who will discuss the use of cybernetics in examining the sources of the Big Five personality dimensions. His talk is September 24 at 2:30 p.m.
Event at ORI
ORI is pleased to welcome Janet Brigham, Ph.D., who will present a colloquium on tools to predict success in quitting tobacco smoking. The colloquium is Tuesday, September 23 at 3:00 p.m.
New research suggests that food commercials “get under the skin” of teens by activating brain reward regions when they view ads for milk shakes, or burgers, or colas.
ORI Science Director and Senior Scientist Carol W. Metzler, Ph.D., will deliver a keynote address as part of a panel at the National Prevention Network Conference on September 17. ...
ORI scientist Fuzhong Li, Ph.D., has received a grant to study the cost-effectiveness of his successful fall-prevention program Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance.
ORI scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D. has received funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), University of Minnesota, and University of Pittsburgh to investigate the effects of smoking ...