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ISSN: 2161-0711

Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education
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Lisa M Vaughn

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine/Cincinnati ChildrenÂ’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, USA


She is a formally trained social psychologist with more than 20 years of experience in applied social science research and community engagement. While living and working in Guatemala with Mayan women and girls over five years, she realized that top-down research solutions will not work in terms of impact and social change. As a result, she shifted my approach from research on or about people to research with people. Since then, she ’ve specialized in participatory, stakeholder-engaged and patient- and family-centered research.


Healthy Girls and Healthy Communities: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Lacking is research on girls’ health particularly within the context of the community and larger societal influences. The purpose of this study was to explore the knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes of girls and community residents about what makes a girl healthy and what places girls’ health at risk. Sixty-six adolescent girls and bo... Read More»

Lisa M Vaughn, Sara Drabik and Alexandra Kissling

Research Article: J Community Med Health Educ 2014, 4:279

DOI: 10.4172/2161-0711.1000279

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