S. Marie Harvey, DrPH, MPH

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, OSU Distinguished Professor of Public Health
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Health Promotion and Health Behavior
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Marie is a public health researcher with more than 30 years of experience conducting research focused on the sexual and reproductive health of young adults. She has published widely in the area of risk and prevention of unintended pregnancy and STIs among high-risk women, men and couples and the influence of relationship and contextual factors on protective behaviors and sexual risk-taking. She has received many research grant awards, as well as the 2008 Carl Schultz Award for Lifetime Achievement in the field of Population, Family Planning and Reproductive Health (PFPRH) from the PFPRH Section of APHA. With funding from NICHD, her current research includes work to further understanding of HIV acquisition/transmission by increasing knowledge regarding the intersection between reproductive behavior and HIV prevention. The goal of her five-year CDC grant is to evaluate the expansion of Medicaid and delivering Medicaid services through the Coordinated Care Organization model on the health of Medicaid-eligible women of reproductive age, mothers and infants in Oregon. She is dedicated to the use of research findings to inform policies and practices that improve the health of young adult women and men.


In distinguished company (pdf) from Arches: The alumni magazine of the University of Puget Sound

Contribution to Science

  • New and existing prevention methods which are acceptable to women and within their personal control
  • Male involvement in pregnancy and disease prevention with a focus on young adult Latinos
  • Influence of relationship dynamics on protective behaviors and sexual risk-taking among at risk young adults
  • Couple studies: Prevention of unintended pregnancy and STIs among young Latino adults

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    Complete List of Published Work listed at NCBI.


    S. Marie Harvey received her DrPH in 1984 and MPH in 1979 from the School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. She joined the OSU faculty in 2003. She currently serves as a member of the ASPPH Academic Affairs Section and is leading an effort at OSU to align graduate programs with national directions for public health education in the 21st Century. 

    My Publications



    Journal Article

    D. F. López-Cevallos, Harvey, S. M., and Warren, J., Medical mistrust, perceived discrimination, and satisfaction with health care among young-adult rural latinos., The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 344-51, 2014.


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