Logan’s areas of expertise include medical anthropology, public health, health disparities, medical paraprofessionals, health policy, social determinants of health, and collaborative research. Logan’s recent projects have analyzed the lived experiences of community health workers, impacts of social determinants of health on marginalized communities, alternative health practitioners, and topics related to activism and advocacy. Logan’s civic involvement includes or has included collaborating with the Indiana Community Health Workers Association (INCHWA), the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH), People Improving Communities through Organizing (PICO), and the Indianapolis Congregation Action Network (IndyCAN).
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Explains how photovoice is a methodology that enhances the voice of participants through the collection of visual data (in the form of photographs) and utilizes their own interpretations as a means of analyzing this data. Details several key findings from a photovoice project that asked participants to capture data related to what it means to be a community health worker, what is an impact they have had, and what is a challenge they have overcome.
Explores the results of an exploratory research project on the role of five alternative health practitioners in the Tampa Bay region. Details the mental and physical health issues treated by these practitioners as well as how biomedical professionals may consider collaborating with these individuals.
Examines the collaborative nature of Logan's dissertation project with a community health worker organization in Indiana. Outlines the obligations researchers have toward their community members when conducting research projects.
Documents the broad findings of Logan's master’s thesis project, which examined the role of religion in a grassroots community organizing campaign for comprehensive immigration reform.
Details the potentiality, challenges, and future sustainability of the community health worker model in Indiana. Focuses on the state of Indiana, and also shows broad applications for burgeoning community health worker programs and policy makers to consider both nationally and globally.