Co-CEO of Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness
Lisa Sockabasin, RN, MS, is a citizen of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Motahkomikuk with extensive experience and expertise in Tribal, State, and Federal governments, non-profits, and philanthropic organizations.
Lisa has over 19 years of experience addressing inequities experienced by and providing opportunities to Tribal populations. Prior to joining Wabanaki Public Health and Wellness, Lisa served as the Director of the Office of Health Equity in the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, as an epidemiologist in the Infectious Disease Program for the State of Maine, as a nurse epidemiologist with the North American Indian Center of Boston, Inc., and served as coordinator to Harvard’s Four Directions Summer Research Program – a capacity she still serves in.
Lisa holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Maine, a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Maine, and an M.S. in Health Policy and Management from the University of Southern Maine. She holds a graduate certificate in Non-Profit Management-Organizational Strategic and serves on a number of boards including Maine Philanthropy Center, Planned Parenthood of New England, and the ACLU of Maine.
Wabanaki Native American Research Center for Health