Primary Care Physician, Kaiser Permanente NW

“I believe in a healthy community and the work Marion Polk Food Share is doing. There is an overwhelming body of evidence regarding the relationship between food and health. By partnering to end hunger, improve nutrition, and reduce the chronic disease burden in our population, we will make a difference in the lives of individuals and their families.”

~ Debbie

Debbie Sailler joined the Marion Polk Food Share Board of Directors in 2019.

She has worked as a primary care physician caring for mid-valley patients since 1990. She began as a full spectrum family physician after completing her training at Mayo Clinic and eventually entered leadership. Her most recent position was Primary Care Director of Operations for KPNW’s five clinics in the mid-valley service area.

Debbie is now a Certified Culinary Medicine Specialist who can bring together the science of medicine and nutrition with the art of food and cooking for those looking to improve their health and cooking skills.

She lives in West Salem and has raised two children with her husband, Wolfgang. They enjoy cooking, travel, hiking/biking and the Oregon Coast.