Position title: Project Assistant
610 Walnut Street
Madison, WI 53726
Lisa works at the intersection of population health, urban and regional planning, and local policy. Her projects include an assessment of municipal comprehensive plans for healthy eating and active living elements, a multiple case study evaluation of Health in All Policies projects in 17 Wisconsin communities, and the adaptation of a comprehensive plan scorecard for rural communities. Lisa is a current PhD student in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies’ Environment and Resources program. She holds a Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning and a Master of Public Health, both from UW-Madison. Her undergraduate education focused on creative writing and religious studies. As her varied academic background suggests, Lisa is a firm believer in the power of bringing multiple disciplines together to solve our most pressing issues. She is also in the 2020-2021 Planetary Health Scholars cohort in the Global Health Institute.