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Lisa P. Lagasse, PhD

  • Assistant Scientist

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2213 McElderry Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2014
MHS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2009


Lisa P. Lagasse is a public health scholar with a multidisciplinary background in psychology and sociology. Dr. Lagasse's research history includes a broad range of topics, including tobacco control, food systems, risk communication, and adolescent and sexual minority health. Her particular areas of expertise are in the fields of health communication and media studies. Dr. Lagasse's current work focuses on applied and translational research using mixed methods to examine tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship in low- and middle-income countries.

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Phi Beta Kappa

  • Qualitative Methods
  • Media
  • Risk Communication
  • Diet &
  • Food
  • Tobacco
  • Adolescent Health
  • Policy
  • Lagasse LP, Love DC, Smith KC (2014) Country-of-origin labeling prior to and at the point of purchase: an exploration of the information environment in Baltimore City grocery stores. Ecology of Food and Nutrition. DOI: 10.1080/03670244.2014.854605

  • Greiner AL, Lagasse LP, Neff RA, Love DC, Chase R, Sokol N, Smith KC. Reassuring or risky: the presetnation of seafood safety in the aftermath of the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. American Journal of Public Health. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.301093.

  • Laestadius LI, Lagasse LP, Smith KC, Neff RA. Print news coverage of the 2010 Iowa egg recall: addressing bad eggs and poor oversight. Food Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodpol.2012.08.005

  • Lagassé LP, Rimal RN, Smith KC, Storey JD, Rhoades E, Barnett DJ, Omer SB, Links J. How accessible was information about H1N1 flu? Literacty assessments of CDC guidance docuemtns for different audiences. DOI: 10.1371/annotation/dfe07e51-a035-4eed-93a7-602a829cb49c.

  • Bauer KW, Patel A, Prokop LA, Austin SB. Swimming upstream: faculty and staff members from urban middle schools in low-income communities describe their experience implementing nutrition and physical activity initatives. Preventing Chronic Disease.  3(2): A37.