Assistant Director, Community Outreach and Engagement, and Population Sciences
Barbara Alvarez Martin, DrPH, MPH, is assistant director at Lineberger for Community Outreach and Engagement and Population Sciences. She brings 25 years of experience leading, training and researching the effectiveness of community-based initiatives to improve public health.
Martin was director of Research Development for Cancer Prevention and Control at UNC Lineberger for five years and prior to that was project director of Health-e-NC, a statewide effort sponsored by UNC Lineberger to improve cancer outcomes in North Carolina.
News and Stories
UNC receives national honor for promoting sun safety on campus
UNC was recognized for its commitment to promoting skin cancer prevention and UV safety education on campus, including providing free sunscreen dispensers on campus.
It takes a community: Cancer care a team effort for UNC Lineberger outreach office
UNC Lineberger’s Office of Community Outreach and Engagement works to better understand and serve the cancer needs of North Carolinians.
Triangle Business Journal recognizes Martin with 2018 Women in Business Award
UNC Lineberger's Barbara Alvarez Martin, MPH, was honored for her work bringing together organizations to improve the health and well-being of Triangle-area communities and residents.