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Lyndsay K. Krisher, MPH

Sr. Professional Research Assistant

Lyndsay Krisher

Lyndsay is a researcher at the Center for Health, Work & Environment and serves as the project manager for international Total Worker Health®, currently with a focus on the sugarcane, banana, and palm oil industries of Central America. She is currently managing a longitudinal field research study investigating chronic kidney disease among sugarcane workers in Guatemala. She also contributes to the center’s continuing education efforts to address the prescription painkiller epidemic. Lyndsay received her MPH from the Colorado School of Public Health, with a concentration in Environmental and Occupational Health. Prior to coming to the center, Lyndsay worked with the Center for Global Health, coordinating the center’s community health and clinical education projects in the Trifinio region of southwest Guatemala. She also previously managed a dengue fever surveillance and capacity-building project in southern coastal Ecuador in collaboration with the Ministry of Health.

Research Interests
  • Occupational health & safety / total worker health
  • Global health
  • Immigrant & refugee health
  • Climate & health
  • Health education

Key Publications

Kelly A McConnell, Lyndsay K Krisher, Maureen Lenssen, Maya Bunik, Saskia Bunge Montes, Gretchen J Domek. Telehealth to Expand Community Health Nurse Education in Rural Guatemala: A Pilot Feasibility and Acceptability Evaluation. Front. Public Health, 29 March 2017 |

Lyndsay K. Krisher, Jesse Krisher, Mariano Ambuludi, Ana Arichabala, Efrain Beltrán-Ayala, Patricia Navarrete, Tania Ordoñez, Mark E. Polhemus, Fernando Quintana, Rosemary Rochford, Mercy Silva, Juan Bazo and Anna M. Stewart-Ibarra. Successful malaria elimination in the Ecuador–Peru border region: epidemiology and lessons learned. Malaria Journal, 2016 Nov 15:573 DOI: 10.1186/s12936-016-1630-x

Edwin J Asturias, Gretchen Heinrichs, Gretchen Domek, John Brett, Elizabeth Shick, Maureen Cunningham, Sheana Bull, Marco Celada, Lee S Newman, Liliana Tenney, Lyndsay Krisher, Claudia Luna-Asturias, Kelly McConnell, Stephen Berman. The Center for Human Development in Guatemala: An Innovative Model for Global Population Health. Adv Pediatr, 2016 Aug 3;63(1):357-87. Epub 2016 Jun 3.


MPH, Colorado School of Public Health, 2013

Honors and Awards

Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health, Alumni Member


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