Environmental Health Literacy

Lisa M Chan, MSN, RN, RNC-OB

 Lisa M. Chan MSN, RN, RNC-OB is a perinatal nurse educator at Women and Infant's Hospital in Providence, RI. She has a Master of Science degree in Community and Public Health Nursing from Worcester State University. As a 2013 Paul Ambrose Scholar she coordinated an Environmental Health Literacy Workshop for more than 100 nurses and nursing students. In 2015, she received the Dr. Stephanie Chalupka Fund for Public Health Nursing Research and Innovation to support her Green Nursing Project for nurses and continues to promote health literacy through the Central Mass Health Literacy Project. Ms. Chan is currently the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (ANHE) Massachusetts State Coordinator to help improve communication with nurses about environmental health matters. 

Presentations/Publications

Chan, L., & Fleury, G. (2015). Environmental Health Literacy Program.  Grant from the Dr. Stephanie Chalupka Fund for Public Health Nursing Research and Innovation.


Chan, L. M.  (2015). Webinar Environmental Health Literacy. Alliance of Nurses for a Healthy Environment, Nurse Practice Group. June 18, 2015


Wong, B., Shuler, G., & Chan, L. (2014). Health literacy: Policies, challenges, and possibilities. Health Literacy Month Graduate Nursing Lecture, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA, October 29, 2014.


Chan, L. (2013). Toxins & Your Health Workshop, A Paul Ambrose Scholar Program Project (PASP), Worcester State University.


Chan, L., & Chalupka, S. (2013). Household & Consumer Product Label Literacy. Celebration of Scholarships and Creativity, Worcester State University

Chan, L. (2012). Central Mass. Health Literacy Grant Project: Household & Consumer Product Label Literacy Outreach Pilot Program for Nurses.