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Juckett, Lisa

PhD Student

Areas of Interest
Implementation science
Older adult health and wellness
Food Security
Interdisciplinary research


Lisa Juckett, MOT, OTR/L, CHT, is currently a part-time PhD student within the College of Social Work. Although an occupational therapist by training, Juckett has embraced the field of social work due to her interest in identifying factors that influence the onset of health conditions among older adults. Juckett’s specific research interests include effective strategies for nutrition program implementation among the food insecure older adult population. To promote the field of gerontology among future practitioners and researchers, Juckett has served as Student Chair of the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education since 2016. Her recent research contributions are listed below:


Juckett, L. (2017). Older adult hunger: Theoretical support for community-based nutrition programs. Community Change, 1, 36-49.

Juckett, L. & Bunger, A. C.  (2017, December). Implementing congregate dining nutrition education among older adults: A systematic scoping review of implementation barriers and strategies. Poster to be presented at the 10th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation. Arlington, VA.​

Juckett, L. A. & Robinson, M. L. (under review). Implementation of evidence-based interventions for community-dwelling older adults: A scoping review.