Lisa Macon Harrison, MPH

Lisa Macon Harrison, local health director in Granville and Vance Counties in North Carolina, has worked at the intersection of public health research and practice in the state since 1995.

Lisa’s areas of expertise and public health leadership and training include advocating for the Public Health Workforce and Rural Health, establishing the North Carolina Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) and Rural Academic Health Department Model.

Lisa is dedicated to training the Public Health Workforce in Evidence-Based Public Health Approaches and directing the North Carolina Office of Healthy Carolinians and Health Education at NCDPH, leading the North Carolina Public Health Incubator Collaboratives Program.

Lisa has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health, a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC Chapel Hill.