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.