Kaylee Lukacena

Kaylee Lukacena

Kaylee Lukacena (She/Her)

Research Development Manager

As the leader of the Social & Behavioral Health Grand Challenge, Kaylee Lukacena’s work is three-pronged: relational, creative, and scientific. By developing meaningful relationships with social and behavioral health faculty, Kaylee is able to better understand and fulfill the needs of those she works with. She develops programming to promote interdisciplinary health collaborations and provides comprehensive grant support.

Kaylee is the liaison for the Jump ARCHES and Personalized Nutrition Initiative grant programs. She also coordinates the Cancer Research Community and has co-led the Qualitative Research Initiative.

For assistance with research on social and behavioral health, contact Kaylee for help assembling an interdisciplinary research team, identifying funding opportunities, or developing a grant proposal.

Kaylee’s educational background includes a PhD in Health Communication from the University of Kentucky, a MA in Communication from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and a BA in Communication at Muskingum University in New Concord, OH.


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