Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) and Portland State University (PSU) School of Public Health

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Our Faculty

More than 150 faculty members work within the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. They have a wide range of expertise, from monitoring and assessing health risks and opportunities in populations, to helping build health-supporting social environments through policy, advocacy, and programs. They are educators, advisors, researchers, practitioners and community leaders. They come from backgrounds in quantitative, behavioral, environmental and social sciences, policy and government, exercise and health sciences and anthropology, among many other areas. They all work in collaboration with each other and with community partners, and are especially focused on the training and education of future leaders and practitioners in the public health fields.

Programs

Anger, W. Kent - MA, PhD

Photo of W. Kent Anger MA, PhD
Professor Environmental Systems & Human Health Office OHSU – RJH 2501B Phone: (503) 494-2512
Biography

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

Notes
  • 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

Meet our Faculty

David Bangsberg

Founding Dean

Dr. Ryan Petteway – A People’s Social Epidemiologist

Assistant Professor
Office: PSU – URBN 470N