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Dr. Leslie B. Hammer is a Professor in the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU, a Professor in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, and a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Portland State University. She conducts research in the area of Occupational Health and mentors students at both OHSU and PSU. Her work focuses on workplace programs aimed at training supervisors how to better support workers and in turn reduce workers stress and improve health, safety, and well-being. She has been involved with numerous workplace intervention randomized controlled trials evaluating the effectiveness of supervisor support training. Dr. Hammer is also the Associate Director of the Occupational Health Psychology graduate training program at Portland State University that is funded through a training program grant from NIOSH. She is the Co-Director of the NIOSH-funded Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (OHWC), one of six centers of excellence in Total Worker Health®.


  • –present
    Professor, Oregon Health & Science University


  • 1991 
    Bowling Green State University, Industrial/Organizational Psychology