OPHI promotes access to healthy food through research, advocacy and convening partners to influence policy and environmental changes, such as:

  • Food System Planning that improves access to healthy food through research, planning, and implementation assistance
  • Food Systems Planning that improves access to healthy food in childcare settings, schools, worksites, congregations, hospitals and communities
  • Nutrition Policy to create systems change at the local, state and federal levels


Health care costs for employers continue to soar, driven largely by ongoing, preventable health conditions, like heart disease, diabetes,...

HEAL Cities Campaign

TheHEAL Cities Campaign is a partnership between the League of Oregon Cities and the Oregon Public Health Institute, made possible...


Healthy Food Retail

Access to healthy food options in retail settings is an important component of healthy food access and a healthy...

Menu Labeling

Oregon Public Health Institute, along with Upstream Public Health and other partners, successfully advocated for menu labeling laws in...