Laura Linnan, ScD
AboutLaura Linnan has more than 30 years of experience as a public health practitioner and researcher who works to eliminate chronic disease disparities with multi-level interventions designed and delivered in collaboration with the intended beneficiaries of these programs, policies or environmental supports. She is a professor in the Department of Health Behavior, founding director of the Carolina Collaborative for Research on Work and Health (CCRWH), and serves as the Senior Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs for the Gillings School.
Laura Linnan in the Gillings News
- UNC-Chapel Hill named NIOSH Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health®
- Groundbreaking study on staff wellness in child care centers named Paper of the Year
- Gillings School drops GRE requirement for 8 graduate degrees
- Linnan honored with paper of the year award for research on workplace health in America
- Survey shows half of all workplaces in America offer health and wellness programs
Occupational safety and health
Chronic disease prevention and control
Community based participatory research
Comprehensive approach to planning public health programs and policies. In Boulton, M : Maxcy-Rosenau-Last. (Eds.), Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 16th Edition. Linnan, L. and Leff, M. (2019). Mc-Graw-Hill Inc..
The Health and Working Conditions of Women Employed in Child Care. L Linnan, G Arandia, L Bateman, A Vaughn, N Smith, D Ward (2017). International journal of environmental research and public health, 14(3).
Fidelity and its’ relationship to implementation, adaptation, and dissemination. In: Brownson R., Colditz G., and E.Proctor. (Eds). Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science into Practice, 2nd edition. Dacey-Allen, J., Shelton, R., Emmons, K. and Linnan, L. (2017). Oxford University Press.
- ScD, Public Health, Harvard University, 1999
- MSEd, Public Health, University of Toledo, 1983
- BS, Health Education, Indiana State University, 1981