Abbie Luzius holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health and a Master’s of Science in Community Health Promotion from the University of Arkansas. Abbie has worked in public health for 8 years, and currently serves as the Community Development Manager for Community Clinic, a Federally Qualified Health Center in Northwest Arkansas. In this role, Abbie has gained extensive experience in grant writing, grassroots coalition building, the utilization of translation research, and mentorship for emerging public health professionals. Abbie is a third year doctoral student pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Behaviors and Health Promotion at the University of Arkansas, with a focus on Social Determinants of Health and Tobacco Cessation.
Community Clinic now has the Center for Research, Education and Outreach (CREO), which was founded and is led by Abbie. Abbie has two beautiful children, Jesse (4) and Laurel (2), with whom she spends all her time with outside of school and work.