Sally Goodwin, M.D. has been a practicing Family Physician for 33 years. There has been a community emphasis to her practice over the years and especially during the last 10 years. An increased understanding of the important link between environmental health and human health has guided her professional activities. She served on the board of the Institute for Children’s Environmental Health (a project of Commonweal) from 2001-2008 and has been active in Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility on the Environmental Justice and Human Health committee from 2005-2010. She has testified to promote public health in front of the Island County Commissioners, Environmental Protection Agency and Washington State Legislative committees. In 2009 she started working with young women’s leadership and has been on the Board of Directors of Young Women Empowered for 5 years. She has served as a mentor in both the YWE-Lead program and the YWE-Speak program. She is active on the health curriculum committee.
Sally earned her B.A in Chemistry from Williams College in 1975 and her M.D. from St Louis University Medical School in 1979. Her residency training at University of Arkansas in Little Rock was in Family Practice. She was born in Baltimore Maryland and attending public school throughout her primary and secondary schooling. She is married and has been living on Whidbey Island for 25 years.
“Health is empowering; it is public and personal and I am committed to bringing this to Young Women Empowered.”