Sally Bowman, Ph.D.

Sally Bowman, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Office: 541-737-1020

Hallie E. Ford Center

Hallie E. Ford Center 251

2631 SW Campus Way

2631 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
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Sally is a professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. She also is a Health Extension administrator and a member of the Human Development and Family Sciences Program. She serves as co-director of the Parenting and Family Life Core at the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families.

She is currently the principal investigator on a $7 million/year federally funded preventive health program focused on reducing chronic health conditions among populations with limited resources. It fosters healthy food choices and increased physical activity through direct education; social marketing; and policy, systems and environmental change. She also has a contract with Oregon Health Authority to disseminate an evidence-based physical activity program for older adults in every county. She is senior associate director of the Oregon Geriatric Education Center, which provides geriatric training to health professionals in rural areas of Oregon. Additionally, Sally is a co-principal investigator for SNAP-outreach, a contract in several counties to increase awareness and applications from qualified individuals for SNAP benefits.



Journal Article


Journal Article

V. Schmall, Bowman, S., and Cleland, M., Helping memory-impaired elders, Revision of Pacific Northwest Extension Publication, vol. 314, 2005.
V. Schmall, Bowman, S., and Nay, T., Helping older family members handle finances, Revision of Pacific Northwest Extension Publication, vol. 344, 2005.


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