HDFS Students

From psychology to HDFS, doctoral student examines health and well-being as we age

Dakota Witzel’s study found that our perception of aging and stress affect our physical health.

Alumni Features HDFS

Human development and family studies alumna honored with early career award

At Oregon State, she stood on the shoulders of giants. She’s now standing tall on her own.

Faculty and Staff Features Public Health

Health equity and diversity champion recognized by state/national public health association and OSU

Associate professor and public health rising star Jonathan Garcia brought home three awards in 2021 for his leadership and work advancing health equity and inclusiveness in public health research, teaching and practice.

Features Research Students

Inside the mind of student HDFS researcher Shelbie Turner

How much do the goals you have throughout your life impact your health in later years? Shelbie Turner, a PhD student studying human development and family sciences, is seeking answers.


What’s the big idea?

Allison Myers joins the college in September as the first full-time director of the Oregon State University Center for Health Innovation (OCHI).

Faculty and Staff

Getting to know: Kathryn Stroppel

As a storyteller, I love meeting people and learning what makes them tick. At the college, that includes diverse students, alumni, industry leaders, supporters and, of course, faculty.