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Lisa Wisniewski

  • Lisa Wisniewski_Profile

    Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Department: Public Health, Cancer Care

    Office: Sullivan 114

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    About Lisa Wisniewski

    *Public Health Expertise: Program Design and Evaluation; Program Marketing and Health Promotion

    Lisa received her Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology with an emphasis in Public Health/Epidemiology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016.  While studying at the University of Pittsburgh, she was employed as a Research Interventionist at the Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center. Her primary responsibilities included the development and delivery of weight management interventions in a variety of settings. Populations included young adults, faculty and staff, undergraduate students, and the Latino population. Additionally, she was involved with the coordination and management of data quality control, assessment scheduling, and participant retention as well as administering various physical assessments. Beyond research, she was involved in several community wide projects to improve physical activity and dietary habits among employees through worksite wellness programs and building healthier schools through the Schools on the Move in Pittsburgh program. Her research focus is related to sustaining motivation for long-term health related behavior changes. Her passion is to develop and deliver sustainable community wide health behavior change programs for all ages. Her teaching physiology has a primary focus on engaging students in real world applications as part of their learning experience.