Lauren Battista, MPH is Program Manager of the Buckeye Wellness Department at The Ohio State University. She currently develops, implements, and evaluates initiatives that support health and wellness at The Ohio State University and within surrounding communities. Lauren manages programming under Buckeye Wellness and directs the Buckeye Wellness Innovator program. An Ohio native, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Zoology with a minor in Philosophy from Miami University in 2011 and her Master of Public Health degree with specializations in Health Behavior and Health Promotion and Health Services Management and Policy from The Ohio State University in 2016. She serves as a member of the American Public Health Association, the Central Ohio Chapter of the Society of Public Health Educators, and the Central Ohio Health Business Council of Ohio.