University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

  • 2010-present Instructor, Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral, Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha NE
  • 2005-present Marketing Director, Center for Preparedness Education, University of Nebraska Medical Center/Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha NE


  • MBA  Bellevue University, Bellevue NE 1999
  • BS    Bellevue University, Bellevue NE 1997

Research Interests

My research area is using marketing principles (Social Marketing) to influence health behavior at the individual and population levels as well as impacting public health policy. I am also interested in research on health communication, health literacy, and risk communication.

Professional Affiliations

  • International Social Marketing Association
  • Live Well Omaha Kids
  • Health Literacy Nebraska

contact lea pounds
Lea Pounds, College of Public Health at UNMC

984395 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4320
Phone: 402-552-3112