Clinical Associate Professor, School of Public Health and School of Education
Advisor, Gerontology Programs, Applied Health Science Department
Director, Office of Online Education, School of Public Health
- Ph.D.at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- M.S.at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- B.A.at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Lesa Huber is a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Public Health and the School of Education. She is Director of the Office of Online Education in the School of Public Health. She has twice received the Teaching Excellence Recognition Award (TERA), twice received the Trustees Teaching Award, is a member of IU FACET, Delta Gamma, and is a Fellow in the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. She is the 2013 recipient of the Hiram S. Friedman Award for mentorship. She developed and is the director of two minors and a graduate certificate in gerontology. At IU she has developed seven online courses designed to educate the aging services workforce as well as current students. Her service work includes chair and elected positions at local, state, and national levels. Her primary interest is in the biological, psychological, and social determinants of aging well. Working with students, she is exploring the potential of new technologies to support independent living in later life. She has been a PI or Co-PI on grants totaling over 1.9 million in research funding and given over 135 presentations nationally and internationally.