Senior Community Health Educator, Community Outreach and Engagement
Veronica Carlisle is the Community Health Educator for Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Peers for Progress. She has worked 17 years in community outreach, education and engagement with a focus on cancer health equity. Serving as a bridge between researchers and the community, she works bidirectionally to share needs, information and resources. Veronica facilitates partnerships between research teams and community organizations including community-based organizations, faith-based organizations and federally qualified health centers. To improve cancer health equity, she has worked with the lay health advisor model. She also has experience in cancer education material development and dissemination; as well as intervention planning, implementation and evaluation.
News and Stories
Expanded community data project will improve understanding of cancer
UNC Lineberger’s Office of Community Outreach and Engagement has begun a major, new data-driven initiative that will comprehensively describe the cancer burden in North Carolina.
Carlisle earns Dean’s Performance Award for promoting cancer clinical trials in disproportionately affected communities
Veronica Carlisle, MPH, CHES, a community health educator, was honored with a Dean’s Performance Award for Community Service in recognition of her exemplary work.