Karen Strazza, MPH

Adjunct Instructor Department of Health Behavior

T:(919) 990-8496

kstrazza@rti.org

CB #7440

Karen Strazza has more than 20 years of experience in training and technical assistance, community-based public health interventions, collaborative partnerships and evaluation of these efforts using a mixed-method approach.

Her experience includes: 1) designing and implementing training and technical assistance efforts for practitioners working in Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, worksite health promotion and injury and violence prevention; 2) planning and implementing public health interventions in the areas of maternal and child health, women’s health and violence prevention; 3) managing all phases of community-based public health and training projects; and 4) designing and implementing comprehensive strategies to facilitate stakeholder participation.

Currently, she leads the dissemination of materials and strategies for national evaluation of a workplace health training initiative and leads technical assistance efforts for the CDC’s National Healthy Worksite Follow-up Assessment.

Research Activities

Children's health
Community-based participatory research
Community partnerships
CVD/stroke
Health equity
Health services and systems
Injury and violence prevention and control
Minority health
Nutrition and physical activity
Obesity
Public health studies
Worksite/occupational health

Practice Activities

Adolescent health
Breast and cervical cancer
Injury and violence prevention and control
Minority health
Nutrition and physical activity
Obesity prevention and control
Public health studies
Reproductive/sexual health
Worksite/occupational health