Lisa has a Master’s in Public health from the University of Washington (UW), focusing on Maternal and Child Health. She has worked in Seattle for many years, including for the University of Washington Department of Pediatrics in a Research and Project Director capacity, primarily on pediatric asthma studies. In addition to the research component, she helped develop the Childhood Asthma Study Team, which worked with practices to improve asthma care, including the use of spirometry. The team worked with underserved communities and traveled to Alaska to train providers in and around Bethel, Alaska. Through the UW, she worked as Lead Improvement Advisor for the National Initiative for Children’s Health care Quality (NICHQ). In this capacity, she participated in hiring and training other personnel, as well as guiding clinical practices and organizations through the quality improvement process on projects including asthma, ADHD, perinatal health and cultural competency. She has an A.B. from Brown University.