Lisa Schrader, MPH, MCHES, serves as the Director of Health Promotion with Student Health Services at Middle Tennessee State University. In that role, she administers campus-wide student health assessments, including the Healthy Minds Study and the National College Health Assessment, to help track the mental and physical health needs of students. Using findings from those assessments, Lisa works with students, faculty, and administrators to prepare and support programming to meet student needs in diverse areas such as mental health and stress management, substance use prevention, sexual responsibility, healthy eating, and weight management.
She serves on the Executive Committee of the Tennessee Coalition for Healthy and Safe Campus Communities (CHASCo), and she is Chair of the Prevention Coalition for Success, serving Rutherford County, Tennessee. In 2018, Lisa was honored with the Susanna L. Baxter Award, which recognizes the extraordinary contributions of CHASCo members who have gone above and beyond their everyday work to achieve excellence in higher education prevention programming.
Lisa earned a bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Food Science from Middle Tennessee State University and a master’s degree in Public Health Education from Western Kentucky University. She is currently working towards a doctorate in education in Assessment, Learning, and Student Success.