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Anger, W. Kent - MA, PhD

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Professor Environmental Systems & Human Health Office OHSU – RJH 2501B Phone: (503) 494-2512
Course Information

Dr. Kent Anger has a faculty appointment in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health as a Professor in the Environmental Systems & Human Health program.

In addition to his commitments to the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health (SPH), Dr. Anger is a professor in OHSU’s Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences (OIOHS) unit where is also the Associate Director for applied research. Anger also serves as Director to the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center. His research focuses on three areas: applying training technologies to prevent health and safety hazards, teach job skills, improve well-being & wellness at the workplace, improve work-family balance & reduce the impact of domestic violence on the workplace; developing behaviorally-based computer training technology to teach the broadest range of populations in the workplace; and identifying & characterizing the neurotoxic effects following occupational or environmental exposures to chemicals & identifying improved biomarkers.

Education, Degrees

B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1965
M.A., University of Wyoming, 1966
Ph.D., University of Maine, 1974

Awards and Honors

OHSU Senate Affiliated Units Collaboration Award, 2014

Research
  • U19OH010154-02    (Anger, Wyndham Kent) 9/1/2016 – 8/31/2021 CDC NIOSH Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC), Role: Principal Investigator
  • U50 OH007544 Fenske, Richard)  10/1/2012 to 03/30/2017 CDC NIOSH Impact of a TWH Intervention on Workplace Stress