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Lauren Savaglio

Lecturer Sr
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Biography: 

Dr. Lauren Savaglio Battles is a senior lecturer at Arizona State University in the College of Health Solutions, where she teaches public health, health education, and health sciences classes. She is also the Degree Director for the international public health program. She has taught previously at George Mason University in the areas of environmental health, public health and nutrition. 

Her current research is focused on COVID-19, and faculty mentoring and student self-efficacy in at-risk populations. She has worked in the field of environmental health and preventative health in susceptible populations. Her previous research projects at the Institute of Medicine focused on environmental health, bioethics, pathology, and veterans' health. Her other research interests include sustainable food practices and consumption, nutritional outcomes of children of both HIV-positive and HIV-negative mothers in Kenya, and HIV and neuropathy. She has performed HIV/AIDS-related research with Johns-Hopkins University and the Whitman-Walker Health. She is practicing as an EMT and served as a girls' education and empowerment agent in the Peace Corps in Togo, West Africa.

She enjoys hiking, playing outdoors, and volunteering for mountain search and rescue (which combines the first two things!).

Education: 
  • Ed.D. Leadership and Innovation, Arizona State University 2019. Research: the role of faculty mentoring on self-efficacy among health field-related students who are high risk.
  • M.S. Global Health, George Mason University
Research Interests: 

Faculty mentoring and student self-efficacy in at-risk populations

Public Health

Environmental Health

Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 306Public Hlth Policy & Programs
CHS 309Globl Chron Disease Prvnt&Ctrl
HCD 400Interpreting Scientific Lit
MED 484Internship
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
POP 100Intro to Population Health
HCD 320Appl Medical/HealthCare Ethics
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 400Interpreting Scientific Lit
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PBH 435Environ & Occupational Health
PBH 444Public Health Field Experience
EXW 450Soc Deter of Health and Beh
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 400Interpreting Scientific Lit
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PBH 435Environ & Occupational Health
PBH 444Public Health Field Experience
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HSC 420Eval Health Sci Res
PBH 422Health Disparities
PBH 444Public Health Field Experience
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HSC 420Eval Health Sci Res
HSC 435Environmental Health
Consulting: 

Emergency response plans, including hazardous materials and infectious disease responses

Public health leadership

Board: 

Arizona Public Health Association, Board of Supervisors, Director of Professional Development & Academic Relations