S. Marie Harvey, DrPH, MPH

S. Marie Harvey, DrPH, MPH

Associate Dean for Research, OSU Distinguished Professor of Public Health

Office: 541-737-3824

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S. Marie Harvey is an OSU Distinguished Professor of Public Health and the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. She received her doctoral degree 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 is a public health researcher with 35 years of experience conducting research focused on sexual and reproductive health. She has published widely in the area of prevention of unintended pregnancy and STIs and has been the recipient of numerous research grant awards.

In addition, she is the recipient of the 2008 Award for Lifetime Achievement in the field of Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health (PFPRH) from the American Public Health Association and the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oregon Public Health Association.


Contribution to Science

  • New and existing prevention methods which are acceptable to women and within their personal control
  • Factors associated with sexual risk-taking and use of sexual and reproductive health services among Latino adults in rural Oregon 
  • 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
  • Health policy and health care reforms

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Journal Article

L. E. Vanderdrift, Agnew, C. R., Harvey, S. M., and Warren, J., Whose intentions predict? Power over condom use within heterosexual dyads., Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 1038-46, 2013.


Journal Article

J. Marie Kraft, Harvey, S. M., Hatfield-Timajchy, K., Beckman, L., Farr, S. L., Jamieson, D. J., and Thorburn, S., Pregnancy motivations and contraceptive use: hers, his, or theirs?, Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 234-41, 2010.


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