Lisa (Tetris) Mieskowski


Lisa completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at Ohio University, and subsequently spent a year working as a research assistant on a NIH grant investigating the effectiveness of telephone-delivered psychotherapy to depressed, HIV-positive individuals living in rural areas.  Her research interests include: aging, depression, rural health, and quality of life.  Her thesis at the University of Alabama examined the relation between quality of relationship and quality of life within rural-dwelling caregiving dyads using the PEARL dataset.  Currently, she is exploring the possibility of a self-help intervention among older adults as her dissertation topic, and hopes to continue to working with individuals living in rural areas and improving overall quality of life.

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