Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, MPA is a CDC-trained medical epidemiologist and board-certified infectious diseases physician with both domestic and global experience in public health. She served as a diplomat for the US government and is a professorial lecturer for the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Pubic Health. She earned a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and is currently the Medical Director for the Medicaid program in Washington, DC.
Although her career has traversed clinical medicine, prevention research and program implementation in tuberculosis, HIV and STDs, she is most passionate about improving the nation’s health literacy and demystifying health information. She is also committed to improving access to wellness and preventive services in underserved communities and volunteers her time to educate the public about health and navigating the health care system.