Lisa Regan-Vienop is an adjunct faculty member at NUNM. She received her Bachelor of Art in Communication Studies and Biology from California State University, Sacramento, where she did a senior internship at the student health center and discovered her calling for health education. After completing her undergraduate studies, Lisa spent two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malawi, Africa. This inspired her to continue her studies, and she completed an MPH at Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.
Lisa has worked at different state health departments, county level health departments, nonprofit organizations and university health centers. Her focus of work is chronic disease prevention, maternal and child health, breast cancer early detection, community outreach, tobacco use prevention, and environmental health.
In addition to her work at NUNM, Lisa is an adjunct faculty member at PCC in the health studies department where she teaches a variety of health classes. She particularly enjoys her work with students in stress and human health, and human health and the environment. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys kayaking, traveling, biking, knitting, playing games, and spending time with her friends, family and two cats.