Oregon PSR works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival.

We are an organization of health professionals and public health advocates working collaboratively with community partners to educate and advocate for societal and policy change that protects human health at the local, state, national, and international level. We seek a healthy, just, and peaceful world for present and future generations.

 

By: Silvio Marcacci, for Forbes Magazine Hate paying that expensive monthly energy bill? You’re not alone. Over the past year nearly 33% of United States households had to forego basic necessities to pay energy bills, and nearly 25% couldn’t keep their home at a safe temperature because of high bills. Most Americans...

An interview with Oregon PSR Board Member Patricia Kullberg, MD, MPH OPSR had the pleasure of speaking with one of our board members, Patricia Kullberg MD, MPH to learn more about the social determinants of health, a modern lens to approach public health by taking into consideration intersectional factors that...

This year, Pacific Power is trying to raise rates by 21.6% for Oregon households. A typical household could see an average increase of $29.47 each month. This amount would be much higher during the winter months and summer months when heaters or air conditioners are turned on. Pacific Power’s proposed...