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 the behavioral, contextual, and policy aspects of sexual and reproductive health among diverse samples of young adults, including men, women, and couples.
The overarching goal of her research program has been to reduce disparities in risky sexual behavior and increase well-being and access to sexual and reproductive health services.
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.