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|Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 33rd district
January 13, 2003
|Preceded by||Bill Witt|
|Born||March 12, 1935|
Early life and career
Greenlick is a graduate of Wayne State University and received a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in health system organization. Greenlick moved with his family to Portland, Oregon, in 1964 to start and later direct the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research. He also was named Vice President of Kaiser Foundation Hospital in 1981. Starting in 1990, Greenlick served as Professor and Chair of Public Health and Preventive Medicine in the School of Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University.
Greenlick has been active in his community as a board member of the Community Action Organization in Washington County and as a member of the Northwest Health Foundation Board.
Greenlick represents the people of Northwest Portland and northern Washington County, which includes the communities of Helvetia, North Bethany and Cedar Mill. Greenlick is currently serving his third term in the Oregon House.
In the 74th Legislative Assembly, Greenlick serves as chair of the House Health Care Committee and as a member of the House Education Committee and Higher Education Subcommittee. In past legislative sessions, he has served on the House Transportation, Land Use, Environment and Rules committees.
Representative Greenlick proposed to make nicotine a Schedule III controlled substance (along with LSD). He is in favor of banning all tobacco products, forcing folks in Oregon to obtain a doctor's prescription to get tobacco products (including cigars), and to impose a fine of $6,250, up to a year in prison, or both on offenders.Greenlick Bill Filed
Greenlick is married to Harriet Greenlick and together they have three adult children.
- Legislative Website
- Campaign Website
- Map of Oregon House District 33
- Merwyn R. Greenlick, Ph.D. at Oregon Health and Science University