Erica Woekel

Erica Woekel, PhD

Erica Woekel, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor
Director of the Lifetime Fitness for Health Program

Langton Hall 123
2450 Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States

Academic interests

Not accepting PhD or MS students

Dr. Woekel’s research and teaching interests focus on psychosocial aspects for promoting healthy behavior change in physical activity, nutrition, and mental health.  She emphasizes practical strategies to impact healthful habits across the lifespan while particularly working with individuals during major life transitions primarily college-age individuals and during motherhood. Dr. Woekel currently directs the Lifetime Fitness for Health Program at Oregon State University.


  • Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Wellcoaches, (2018)
  • National Cancer Institute R25 Postdoctoral Training Fellowship in Health Behavior Research and Epidemiology, University of Hawaii Cancer Center (2013)
  • PhD, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Oregon State University (2011)
  • MA, Psychosocial Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia (2005)
  • BHK, Physical Education, Trinity Western University (2002)