In 1994, when ORI scientists contributed to the Surgeon General's first-ever report on smoking and youth, about 3000 children a day became addicted to nicotine. In 2014 each day nearly 4,000 youth...
ORI RESEARCH REPORT -How Personality Traits Predict Health Outcomes - In this 8 minute video Dr. Sarah Hampson discusses how personality traits identified early in life can help predict health outcomes in adults, and how we can use that knowledge to improve human wellbeing.
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Lynne Marsh has been with us for 19 years and says she enjoys her roles as research technician and financial analyst at ORI because of the atmosphere of independence and initiative. Lynne is also a member of ORI’s Diversity Interest Group, which in the past year has built up a budget and created a brand new diversity scholarship program. One of Lynne’s fondest memories of work with the committee is participating in the study circles ORI hosted, where ORI team members collaborated with community to members to discuss cultural competency both in ORI and in our broader community. In her free time she enjoys quilting, relaxing with friends, and hiking in the woods.