Lea Pounds, PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor

Department of Health Promotion
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary


Research Interests

Research interests include health communication and community engagement using qualitative research approaches. My work includes using marketing principles to influence health behavior (Social Marketing) and creating environments that foster sustainable behavior change. My research covers a broad area and recent projects include improving birth outcomes in Nebraska and Understanding Health Disparities Through Creative Self-Expression. My work focuses on communication and emphasizes the processes, including community engagement, used to initiate and sustain behavior change.  

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