In Memoriam: Tasia Smith, 1986-2018


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Tasia Smith, Evergreen Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology and Human Services at the University of Oregon, passed away on December 5, 2018 at Sacred Heart Riverbend Hospital in Springfield, Oregon. She was 32 years old. Dr. Smith came to the University of Oregon in 2016. She was one of four young scholars hired as part of the university’s Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative, which is part of the university’s Prevention Science Institute in the College of Education. Her research focused on the prevention and reduction of obesity and obesity-related health dis...