Lisa Scarton

Lisa Scarton PhD, BSN

Assistant Professor

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6417
Business Email: lscarton@ufl.edu

About Lisa Scarton

TEACHING

Dr. Scarton teaches Inquiry and Evidence in Professional Nursing Practice and Introduction to the Nursing Profession in the undergraduate program.ResearchDr. Scarton’s research focuses on improving diabetes-related health outcomes for families with type 2 diabetes (T2D) in ethnically diverse populations with a focus on the American Indian population. Dr. Scarton is also extending her research to those with T2D and cancer, an understudied area.

RESEARCH

Dr. Scarton’s research focuses on improving diabetes-related health outcomes for families with type 2 diabetes (T2D) in ethnically diverse populations with a focus on the American Indian population. Dr. Scarton is also extending her research to those with T2D and cancer, an understudied area.

SERVICE

Dr. Scarton holds memberships in Behavioral Research in Diabetes Group Exchange (BRIDGE), Sigma Theta Tau International – Alpha Chapter, the Southern Nurses Research Society, Native Research Network, and the American Diabetes Association.

Research Profile

Diabetes-related health outcomes for families with type 2 diabetes (T2D) in ethnically diverse populations with a focus on the American Indian population. Is also extending her research to those with T2D and cancer, an understudied area.

Type 2 diabetes self-management, family interventions, health disparities, health promotion in American Indian populations.

Grants

January 2019ACTIVE
Native Elder Research Center (NERC)
UNIV OF COLORADO · Principal Investigator

Education

2016
Ph.D.
School of Nursing, Indiana University
2006
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Indiana University