Kirsten Siebenga

Research Assistant

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Kirsten Siebenga is a Research Assistant for the North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Prior to this role, she served as a Youth Engagement Developer with the Vaping Prevention Resource at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. In this role, she developed a curriculum to highlight the strategies used by the vaping industry to target youth. Before this position, at the North Carolina Institute of Public Health, Kirsten was part of the team that created training modules for the oral health section of the North Carolina Healthy Schools curriculum. These modules helped to assist North Carolina educators through education, resources, and strategies for combatting common student oral health challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic. Kirsten earned her Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Department of Health Policy and a Bachelor of Science from Minnesota State University, Mankato.