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Lisa V. Adams, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Associate Dean for Global Health
Director of the Center for Health Equity

Community and Family Medicine

Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine, MD 1990

Dartmouth International Health Group


Contact Information:

Room 219
1 Rope Ferry Road
Hanover NH 03755-3525

Office: Dean's Building rm 219/DHMC 306 Borwell
Phone: 603.650.6060 / 650-1231
Fax: 603.650.1202
Email: Lisa.V.Adams@dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests:

International and domestic TB care and prevention, TB care delivery, surveillance, monitoring and evaluation, pediatric TB, and TB/HIV; global health and medical education.

Courses Taught:

Global Health and Society (Dartmouth College, Geography 02); Essentials of Global Health Research (INTS 87.1); Introduction to Global Health (DMS elective course)

Selected Publications:


The future of global health education: training for equity in global health.
Adams LV, Wagner CM, Nutt CT, Binagwaho A
BMC Med Educ. 2016 Nov 21;16(1):296. Epub 2016 Nov 21.
PMID: 27871276

Ending neglect: providing effective childhood tuberculosis training for health care workers in Tanzania.
Adams LV, Olotu R, Talbot EA, Cronin BJ, Christopher R, Mkomwa Z
Public Health Action. 2014 Dec 21;4(4):233-7. doi: 10.5588/pha.14.0076.
PMID: 26400701

Diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis among children at an HIV care program in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Adams LV, McQuillan T, Naburi HE, Lyatuu G, Ippolito MM, Saunders A, Kiravu A, Palumbo P, von Reyn CF
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Dec;33(12):1234-6. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000452.
PMID: 24945878

Interventions to improve delivery of isoniazid preventive therapy: an overview of systematic reviews.
Adams LV, Talbot EA, Odato K, Blunt H, Steingart KR
BMC Infect Dis. 2014 May 21;14:281. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-281. Epub 2014 May 21.
PMID: 24886159

Nutritional Deficiencies and Food Insecurity Among HIV-infected Children in Tanzania.
Modlin CE, Naburi H, Hendricks KM, Lyatuu G, Kimaro J, Adams LV, Palumbo PE, von Reyn CF
Int J MCH AIDS. 2014;2(2):220-8.
PMID: 27621976

Consensus Statement on Research Definitions for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Children.
Seddon JA, Perez-Velez CM, Schaaf HS, Furin JJ, Marais BJ, Tebruegge M, Detjen A, Hesseling AC, Shah S, Adams LV, Starke JR, Swaminathan S, Becerra MC, Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis.
J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2013 Jun;2(2):100-9. doi: 10.1093/jpids/pit012. Epub 2013 Apr 10.
PMID: 23717785

Children's medicines in Tanzania: a national survey of administration practices and preferences.
Adams LV, Craig SR, Mmbaga EJ, Naburi H, Lahey T, Nutt CT, Kisenge R, Noel GJ, Spielberg SP
PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58303. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058303. Epub 2013 Mar 6.
PMID: 23484012

Current administration practices and preferred formulations of children's medicines in Tanzania: summary of survey findings.
Adams LV, Craig SR, Mmbaga EJ, Naburi H, Lahey T, Kisenge R, Spielberg SP
Int J Pharm. 2012 Oct 5;435(2):150-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2012.05.062.
PMID: 22883704

Molecular epidemiology of HIV-associated tuberculosis in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: strain predominance, clustering, and polyclonal disease.
Adams LV, Kreiswirth BN, Arbeit RD, Soini H, Mtei L, Matee M, Bakari M, Lahey T, Wieland-Alter W, Shashkina E, Kurepina N, Driscoll JR, Pallangyo K, Horsburgh CR, von Reyn CF
J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Aug;50(8):2645-50. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00624-12. Epub 2012 May 30.
PMID: 22649022

Maintenance of Sensitivity of the T-SPOT.TB Assay after Overnight Storage of Blood Samples, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Talbot EA, Maro I, Ferguson K, Adams LV, Mtei L, Matee M, von Reyn CF
Tuberc Res Treat. 2012;2012:345290. doi: 10.1155/2012/345290. Epub 2012 Feb 6.
PMID: 22567274