Lisa Sánchez-Johnsen, PhD, MS
Associate Director of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
A nationally recognized leader in health equity and diversity, Lisa Sánchez-Johnsen, PhD, MS, joined the MCW Cancer Center in 2023. She has 30 years of experience conducting research, education, and clinical work with underrepresented communities in the area of culturally competent health behavior assessments and interventions. Her research interests include obesity, tobacco use, and cancer risk behaviors among those experiencing health disparities, such as individuals who are Hispanic/Latina/o, Latinx, African Americans/Black, Asians, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, American Indian, and Alaska Native, and individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.