Michelle Lawrence holds a Masters of Public Health from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and is currently a doctoral candidate in Community Health Sciences. She has worked on several research and evaluation projects in the fields of cancer, pharmacology, nutrition, high risk youth, and corrections for organizations like the Louisiana Cancer and Prevention Program (LCP), Educational Testing Service (ETS), LSUHSC’s Pharmacology department, Multisystemic Therapy (MST), and SMART CAFE. Aside from these projects, Michelle is on the School of Public Health’s Research Committee, and is the founding president of LSUHSC’s Student Organization for the Advancement of Research (SOAR). Prior to attending LSUHSC, Michelle graduated from Xavier University with a degree in psychology and a minor in chemistry. Michelle is joining the Bastion team as the Evaluation Lead.