Lisa Ferretti

Lisa Ferretti

Translation and implementation of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs and the variables that predict individual, organizational and population health impact; aging and health; community-clinical linkages and systems change.

The World Within Reach
Lisa A. Ferretti
Research Assistant Professor
 

School of Social Welfare
Department: Social Welfare

Co-Director Center for Excellence in Aging & Community Wellness
Executive Director of the Quality and Technical Assistance Center of NY
Address:
Richardson 382
Phone:
518-442-5832
518-442-5530

 

Education

  • BSW Social Work - University at Albany
  • MSW Social Work - University at Albany
  • Certificate Nonprofit Leadership and Management - University at Albany
  • Associate in Science - Human Services - Schenectady County Community College

Additional Information

Lisa's research interests are focused on the translation and implementation of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs and, guided by the RE-AIM Framework, understanding the variables that predict individual, organizational and population health impact. Working with Federal funders, State agencies, insurers, the aging network, health systems, physician practices, quality improvement organizations and older adult volunteers Lisa's work builds the workforce and infrastructure for the sustained delivery of these interventions and pays particular attention to health disparity communities, public/private partnerships and continuous quality improvement.

Lisa is a National Trainer for the Stanford University based Chronic Disease, Diabetes, Positive, Chronic Pain and Cancer Surviving and Thriving Self-Management Programs and the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Lisa is also a trainer for A Matter of Balance, Active Living Every Day, Active Choices and the Arthritis Foundation Exercise and Walk with Ease Programs.

She is the recipient of the University at Albany President's Awards for Exemplary Public Engagement and Excellence in Professional Service, Lisa has worked for more than ten years to advance population health goals by building strong community - clinical linkages that support self-management education as a model to engage and activate people in their health decisions and self-care.