EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
Master of Public Health, 2019
WARREN WILSON COLLEGE
Bachelor of Science, 2017
Graduate Research Assistant, East Tennessee State University; Johnson City, TN
CHIP Intern, MAHEC; Asheville, NC
Research Assistant, East Tennessee State University; Johnson City, TN
Research Intern, Warren Wilson College; Asheville, NC
Teacher’s Assistant, Warren Wilson College; Asheville, NC
Ventura, L., Littleton, M.A. (2019). What about food? Food insecurity screening in the clinical setting. PowerPoint Presentation: Appalachian Student Research Forum, Johnson City, TN.
Baker, K., Walkosz, B., Berteletti, J., Ventura, L., Peterson, A., Dorgan, K. (2019). Exploring spheres of silence surrounding cervical cancer communication in Appalachian Tennessee. Poster session: Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
Ventura, L., Hiatt, A. (2018). What, when, and how much is enough? Implementing authentic plant-based research in undergraduate biology. Poster session: National Association of Biology Teachers Professional Development Conference, San Diego, CA.
Ventura, L., Boyd, A. (2017). Utilizing herbaria specimens to study plant phenology in Southern Appalachia. Poster session: National Association of Biology Teachers Professional Development Conference, Saint Louis, MO.
Ventura, L., Holmes, J. (2017). Variation of phyllosphere bacteria on Rhododendron maximum. PowerPoint Presentation: North Carolina Academy of Science, High Point, NC.
Outstanding Student Award for Community and Behavioral Health (2019)
Elizabeth G. Martin Senior Work Award (2017)
Gardening; Native plant identification; Running; Reading memoirs; Complementary and alternative medicine.