Dr. Lisa Hardy
Lisa Hardy, PhD, MA, is an associate professor of anthropology at NAU, research lead on several community partnership projects, editor of the journal Practicing Anthropology
https://practicinganthropology.sfaa.net/, and core faculty for NAU’s PhD in interdisciplinary health https://nau.edu/ih-phd/principal-faculty/. She serves on the Research Infrastructure Core of the NIH MIHD funded The Southwest Heath Equity Research Collaborative http://cher.nau.edu/index.php/southwest-health-equity-research-collaborative-established/ providing technical assistance and guidance to health-focused researchers. Dr. Hardy’s research foci include social justice through medical anthropology; policy and systems change; health equity; cities; community-engaged research; project evaluation; ethnographic methods; N America.
Dr. Hardy works with community collaborations throughout the state to develop research strategies and implementation plans in the area of public health. Her research includes a study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) called Health Resilience among American Indians in Arizona. http://nau.edu/CAIR/NAU-Research-Project/ and a project training tribal leaders and Community Health Workers (CHWs) on home health assessment and risk mitigation. Dr. Hardy also serves regional communities through trainings on data collection, analysis, and capacity building teaching workshops and courses on community collaboration and partners with local health clinics and organizations to build community and university capacity. Her other local work includes consultation on neighborhood issues, training medical students in social determinants of health, developing and implementing the evaluation of large scale multi-sectoral partnerships, narrative medicine, and health equity efforts through provider education and systems change. Her work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Kresge Foundation, Kendal Charitable Funds, Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation, The Vitalyst Foundation, and others.
Since 2018 Dr. Hardy has been working with new authors, students, and community members to teach and learn processes of creating publications and other media that can turn knowledge into action and communicate research results to and with different audiences. Her collaborative publications appear in multiple academic and public health journals and community reports, and her poetry and short fiction works appear and are forthcoming in literary journals.
See Dr. Hardy’s invited lecture on Research + Health: the Sunnyside Longevity Project and Community-engaged research at the Understanding and Influencing Social Determinants of Health. A workshop by Coconino County Public Health Services District and Northern Arizona University [beginning at 40.00] here
2019 Teufel-Shone, N. I., Schwartz, A. L., Hardy, L. J., de Heer, H., Williamson, H. J., Dunn, D.J., Polingyumptewa, K. & Chief, C. Supporting new community-based participatory research partnerships. Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 1, 44.
2019 Hulen, E., Hardy, L., Teufel-Shone N., Sanderson, P., Schwartz, A., Begay, RC., Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR): A Dynamic Process of Health Care Provider Perceptions and American Indian Patients’ Resilience. Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of health care for the poor and underserved. 30, 1, p. 221-237 17 p.
2018 Gene E., Scranton R., Sanderson P, Joshweseoma L, Willeto A, Hardy LJ. A Southwestern Tribal Perspective on Traditional and Commercial Tobacco. Cancer Health Disparities. March, 2018.
2017 Hardy L.J., Hulen E., Shaw K, Mundell L, Evans C. Ripple Effect: An evaluation tool for increasing effectiveness through community health partnerships. Action Research Journal. Online ahead of print February 14 2017.
2016 Hardy L.J., A. Hughes, E. Hulen, A.L. Schwartz. Implementing Qualitative Data Management Plans to Ensure Ethical Standards in Multi-partner Centers. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 11(2).
2016 Hardy L.J., Hulen E., Anthropologists Address Health Equity: Recognizing Barriers to Care. Practicing Anthropology. Spring 2016, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 15-17.
2015 Mundell L., Hardy, LJ., De Niz R., Thomas M. Defying Displacement: Organizing for a Beautiful Life in Flagstaff, Arizona. Practicing Anthropology. (37) 2.
2015 Hardy L.J., Hughes A., Hulen E., Evans C., Begay R.C., Hiring the Experts: Best Practices for Community-engaged Research. Qualitative Research. Vol. 16(5) 592-600.
2015 Hardy L.J., A.F. Figueroa, A. Hughes, E. Hulen, C. Corrales, R. Scranton, R.C. Begay. (2014). Toolkit for Community-engaged Wellness Mapping. CES4Health.info.
2014 Michalowski R., Hardy L.J., Victimizing the Undocumented: Immigration Policy and Border Enforcement as State Crime in Rothe and Kauzlarich (eds.) Toward a Victimology of State Crime. London and New Your Routledge.
2013 Hardy L.J., Bohan K., Trotter R., Synthesizing Evidence-based Strategies and Community-engaged Research: A Model to Address Social Determinants of Health. Public Health Reports V128 Special Supplement 3: Applying Social Determinants of Health to Public Health Practice.
2013 Hardy L.J., Wertheim P., Bohan K., Quezada J., Henley E. A Model for Evaluating the Activities of a Coalition-based Policy Action Group: The Case of Hermosa Vida. Health Promotion Practice. Jul;14(4):514-23.
2012 Hardy, L.J., Getrich, C., Quezada, J., Michalowski, R., Henley, E. (2012). A call for further research on the impact of state-level immigration policies on public health. Am J Public Health. Jul;102(7):1250-4.
Selected Presentations & Panels
2018 Hardy L.J., Invited speaker at Understanding and Influencing Social Determinants of Health. A workshop by Coconino County Public Health Services District and Northern Arizona University.
2018 Mundell, L. and L.J. Hardy. Moving Social Justice: Engaging Students and Communities to Build Capacity in Uncertain Times. Panel presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.
2018 Shaw, K., Hardy L.J. Who Decides What’s Worth Knowing?: Navigating Different Approaches of Partner Organizations to Support Research and Capacity Building in Community-engagement.
- Hardy L.J. and K. Roark. The Value of “Floundering” and other Fault Lines between Medical Education
and Social Science. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2017 Hardy L.J. Panel Chair. Collaboration across the Divides: Anthropologists in Medicine. Society for Applied Anthropology 2017 Annual Meeting. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2016 Hardy, L.J., Corrales, C., Trotter, B., Invited panelist. Translational Health Research Initiative (THRIVE) workshop series. Health Research Grant Writing Workshop. Northern Arizona Healthcare.
2016 Hardy, L.J., Hulen, E., Hughes, A., Schwartz, A., With and Beyond the IRB: Ethical Data Protection in Community-engaged Research. Panel: Indigenous Peoples’ Resilience and Applying Anthropology Today. Society for Applied Anthropology annual meetings, Vancouver, BC.
2016 Hulen, E., Hardy, L.J., Howard, B., Applying Anthropology to Health Care Systems Change: Increasing Capacity through Education and Collaboration for Healthcare Systems Change. Society for Applied Anthropology annual meetings, Vancouver, BC.
2016 Hardy, L.J., Invited panelist. Translational Health Research Initiative (THRIVE) workshop series. Protection of Human Subjects. Northern Arizona Healthcare.
Selected Training Sessions & Workshops
- Hardy L.J., Invited speaker, Achieving Meaningful Results: Producing Effective Small-Scale
Quality Improvement, Evaluation and Research Projects with Limited Resources. A workshop by
North Country Healthcare.
HealthCare and Northern Arizona Area Health Education Center (NAHEC).
2017 Hardy L.J., Seidenberg J., Nelson M., Hopi/Tewa aging in place training. Hopi tribal lands.
2017 Hardy L.J., Seidenberg J., Nelson M., Community-engaged Capacity Building with Community Health Representatives from the Navajo Nation. The Sunnyside Longevity Project. Flagstaff.
2017 Eaves, E., Hardy L.J., Drug Seeking and Gatekeeping: What Your Patients Aren’t Telling You
About Chronic Pain. A Workshop for Healthcare Providers. From Series Opioid Use and Chronic Pain, From Addiction to Whole Person Care, The Sunnyside Longevity Project. Northern Arizona Healthcare.
2016 Hardy L.J., Healthy Housing, Wellness Mapping, and the Meaning of Home Part II. Training provided to Hopi Community Health Representatives in partnership with Hopi Health Services and Red Feather Development Group. Second Mesa, Arizona.
2016 Hardy L.J., Invited trainer on data analysis for Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) Circles of Care project with American Indian community researchers.
2015 Hardy, L.J., Healthy Housing, Wellness Mapping, and the Meaning of Home Part I. Training provided to Hopi Community Health Representatives in partnership with Hopi Health Services and Red Feather Development Group. Second Mesa, Arizona.