Marti Lindsey, Ph.D.
Community Engagement Core
Marti Lindsey was appointed director of the Outreach and Education Core in 2002. She also serves as a Co-Director of the KEYS High School Student Research Internships Program, http://keys.pharmacy.arizona.edu.
Marti collaborates with basic and clinical scientists, integrating public health outreach and translational opportunities with environmental health sciences research.
For over twenty years Lindsey has built bridges between groups and cultures, in one form or another. Prior to her current position, Dr. Lindsey served as a Librarian on the Navajo Reservation and was a social work consultant in long term care. Lindsey draws upon her experience in order to share information resulting from the research of toxicologists and environmental health scientists with the public and the K-12 education community and to facilitate partnerships among these groups.
Dr Lindsey’s research focuses on environmental health literacy. Developing research interests are:
- High school student researcher achievement
- Environmental health literacy competencies
- Best practices of outreach engagement of American Indian communities