Lisa Marriott

OHSU/PSU School of Public Health

Lisa Marriott

OHSU/PSU School of Public Health

Biography

Lisa Marriott, Ph.D. Lisa is an Assistant Professor in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, Associate Director of Let’s Get Healthy!, and Co-Director of Oregon Health & Science University’s Evaluation Core. Lisa applies gaming and innovative approaches for teaching the public about their health, while collecting anonymous data that can be used to address health disparities, identify gaps in knowledge, and advance science. She is principal investigator of the NIH-SEPA-funded program, Let’s Get Healthy!, an education and research exhibit that uses health information technology to assess health behaviors and provide immediate, tailored feedback to individuals. Two modules won International Serious Play Awards for teaching sun safety (“UV Radical Ray Rampage”, 2012 silver medal) and epigenetics (“Nurture your Nature”, 2014 silver medal) while integrating data collection on attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors. The program also earned the 2015 Technology Award from the Society of Public Health Education — since becoming a museum exhibit in Ohio and a longitudinal worksite wellness program in Thailand. Lisa is passionate about measuring health in objective, fun ways for teaching the public about their health and how participation in biomedical research advances science.