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About Lisa Martin, Ph.D., RN, PHN, AHN-BC

Lisa Martin, Ph.D., RN, PHN, AHN-BC  is an Associate Professor of Nursing with St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota and has several years of experience teaching in graduate and undergraduate nursing programs.  She is an alumnus of The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Association of Schools of Public Health Minority Health doctoral fellowship and the University of Minnesota Medical School-Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health's Interdisciplinary Research Training Program. She holds a B.S. from Augsburg University and an M.S. in Nursing Administration and Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Minnesota. Lisa began her academic career at the University of Minnesota as a research assistant with the Center for Adolescent Nursing and as a science administrator with the American Indian Alaska Native MS to PhD Nursing Science Bridge Project established to double the number of American Indian nurses with PhD's in the US. Prior to the University of Minnesota, she worked as a public health nurse in Minneapolis/St. Paul with low-income families and as a clinical educator, nursing supervisor, and project manager with several interdisciplinary public health programs. Lisa has extensive experience building research collaborative projects with reservation and urban-based American Indian communities, and community-based participatory research, a partnership approach to the research process. Her current research looks closely at American Indian youth living with overweight and obesity in low-income, rural, and American Indian communities. Lisa's areas of interest include American Indian healthcare and research, diabetes prevention in American Indian youth, quantitative and qualitative research methods, nursing education, holistic nursing, cultural competency, and inclusivity. Lisa currently serves on the board of directors of The Indian Health Board of Minneapolis, Inc., board of directors of the National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association (NANAINA) as immediate past president, and diversity consultant to the AARP Center to Champion Nursing of America and RWJF Future of Nursing Campaign for Action.

Positions

Present Associate Professor, Nursing, St. Catherine University Nursing Department
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Education

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2011 PhD, University of MN - Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota ‐ Nursing
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1998 MS, University of MN - Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota ‐ Nursing Administration
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1987 BS, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota ‐ Nursing
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1984 AAS, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, Minnesota ‐ Nursing
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Contact Information

Phone: 651-690-6764

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