Lindsey Fabian

Training and Grants Manager

Research Interests and Project Expertise

Project Management; Implementing and evaluating community interventions; Grant development and research support


Lindsey Fabian, MPH is the training and grants manager at the Minnesota Population Center. She has worked across many departments at the University of Minnesota including Epidemiology and Community Health within the School of Public Health and Family Medicine in the Medical School. Lindsey has directed multiple research projects pertaining to institutional and local level alcohol and tobacco policies. She is also interested in cancer and health disparities and previously managed a NCI T32 training program in this area. Her expertise is in implementing and evaluating interventions, and grant development and management.   She currently oversees all training activities at MPC. 

Awards and Honors

  • Member of Delta Omega Society, inducted May 2011
  • Great Lakes Public Health Coalition Leadership Award, Nov. 2013
  • APHA Affiliate Individual Award for Excellence, Nov. 2013

Selected Publications

Barriers to Quitting Smoking Among Young Adults. Samantha Carlson, MPH, Rachel Widome, PhD, MHS, Lindsey Fabian, MPH, Xianghua Luo, PhD, Jean Forster, PhD, MPH.  American Journal of Health Promotion, 2018 Feb; 32(2): 294–300. PMC5725277

Resident Reactions to Smoke-free Policy Implementation in Public Housing.  Deborah J. Hennrikus, Rachel L. Widome, Kara Skahen, Lindsey E. Fabian, Zobeida E. Bonilla. Tobacco Regulatory Science, Vol 3, Num 4, October 2017, pp. 479-491(13).