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Dr. Lisa Staten is an Associate Professor in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI. Prior to coming to Indiana, Dr. Staten was at the University of Arizona where she worked with community partners along the US-Mexico border to reduce risk factors for diabetes in Latino communities. The overarching theme of Dr. Staten’s research is improving health equity through community engagement. A great deal of her work has focused on chronic disease prevention using community-based participatory research methods. More recently, she is shifting her focus to developing interventions that address the social determinants of health. She has published in the areas of minority health, intervention design and evaluation, community engaged research, and coalition building.
Diabetes Impact Project
An initiative designed in 2018 to build resources and connections within communities of Indianapolis with the goal of preventing diabetes or better managing it so that people can live long and healthy lives.