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Kristin Lake, MPH

  • Research Associate

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415 N. Washington Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21231



MPH, University of North Carolina, 2004


My research interests are primarily in program development, implementation, and evaluation, particularly as it relates to child and adolescent health.  I joined the Center for American Indian Health in 2007 as a Health Education Specialist focusing on curriculum development.  Since joining the Center, I have worked on a number of programs covering topics such as child development and parenting, nutrition, substance abuse, and youth suicide prevention. 

  • health education
  • behavior change interventions
  • American Indian and Alaska Native health
  • community-based participatory research
  • community health workers
  • family-based interventions
  • maternal and child health
  • adolescent health
  • Barlow, A., Mullany, B.C., Neault, N., Davis, Y., Billy, T., Hastings, R., Coho-Mescal, V., Lake, K., Powers, J., Clouse, E., Reid, R., and Walkup, J.T. (2010).  Examining Correlates of Methamphetamine and Other Drug Use in Pregnant American Indian Adolescents.  American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research: The Journal of the National Center, 17(1), 1-24.

  • Howard, D.E., Griffin, M., Boekeloo, B., Lake, K., and Bellows, D. (2007). Staying safe while consuming alcohol: A qualitative study of the protective strategies and informational needs of college freshman.  Journal of American College Health, 56(3), 247-254.