Lisa Gilbert, PhD

  Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Behavior


Research interests

  • Cancer
  • Environment (general)
  • Global health
  • Health behavior
  • Health communication
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Substance abuse
  • Women’s health
Research activities


  • Consultant for UNC and for NCC (National Cancer Coalition)
  • Major tasks include research and evaluation design, proposal writing, mentoring students, and fundraising
  • Major interests include communicating health promotional concepts to non-English-speaking persons inside and outside of the U.S.

Primary teaching areas

  • Proposal writing
  • Public health program design and evaluation
  • Health behavior theory

Primary Research areas

  • infectious disease prevention
  • health communication
  • health services
Staff/administrative responsibilities

HB Availability

  • Advisor on a special project
  • Classroom or continuing education lecture
  • Faculty research collaboration
  • Dissertation committee member
  • HB Student Career Information Day volunteer