Pediatric obesity and food insecurity, health promotion in at-risk pediatric populations, immunization promotion in adolescence.
Lisa Marchand, DNP, NP-C, is a family nurse practitioner certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners since 2003. She started caring for pediatric patients in 1996 as an RN focusing on children with chronic complex conditions. After completing her MS, she moved into primary care of children and adolescents in urban populations in the Merrimack Valley. While completing her DNP at University of Massachusetts Lowell, she conducted a scholarly project measuring a primary care provider intervention to increase vaccination of adolescent males for Human Papilloma Virus. She has served as adjunct faculty in the Solomont School of Nursing for the past ten years, teaching both didactic and practicum courses for the Bachelor, Masters, and RN to BSN programs in addition to precepting for Family Nurse Practitioner students at her pediatric practice in Lawrence, Mass. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, NONPF, Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, Merrimack Valley Chapter, and American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.