Katherine Lust, MPH


Katherine Lust has worked as a researcher at Boynton Health on the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus in the area of health and health-related behaviors among the college population since 2002. She has extensive experience designing, collecting, and analyzing data obtained from various health and program evaluation surveys, including directing the College Student Health Survey (CSHS). As Director of Research for Boynton Health and Adjunction Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Community Health School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota, Katherine worked extensively with researchers across the University of Minnesota and in collaboration with State of Minnesota officials to gather data and natural resources addressing health issues impacting college students. She enjoys biking and golfing in the summer and cross-country and skate skiing in the winter. She is also an avid reader.




Ph.D., M.P.H: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

RD: Internship St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, MN

Bachelor of Science: College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN

Katherine Lust

Specialties & Expertise:

  • Public Health
    • Director of Research