Lisa V. Adams, MD
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology
Associate Dean for Global Health
Director of the Center for Global Health Equity
Community and Family Medicine
Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine, MD 1990
Dartmouth International Health Group
1 Rope Ferry Road
Hanover NH 03755-3525
Office: Dean's Building rm 219/DHMC 306 Borwell
Phone: 603.650.6060 / 650-1231
Dr. Adams is a thought leader with expertise in global health equity and tuberculosis care and delivery. Her interests include global and domestic health equity, equity in global partnerships, and decolonizing global health. Her work in tuberculosis is focused on international and domestic TB care and prevention, optimizing TB care delivery, TB program monitoring and evaluation, pediatric TB, and TB/HIV.
PI of Dartmouth's HIV Training Grant from NIH/FIC, 2018-24: Dartmouth-Boston University HIV-TB Research Training for the Infectious Disease Institute at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
Dartmouth College: Global Health and Society (Dartmouth College, Geography 21.01); Essentials of Global Health Research (INTS 87.1);
Geisel School of Medicine: Patients and Populations (M2 year); Global Health Delivery: Mycobacteria/TB lectures in Scientific Basis of Medicine course; Case Studies (elective); Introduction to Global Health (elective )
Dr. Lisa V. Adams is the Associate Dean for Global Health, Director of Dartmouth’s Center for Global Health Equity, Director of Global Initiatives in the Office of the Provost, and Professor of Medicine in the Section of Infectious Disease and International Health at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. In all her roles, she designs and leads interdisciplinary and collaborative global health programs engaging faculty, staff, and students. She also teaches global health and mentors undergraduates, medical, and public health students. Her technical area of expertise is international tuberculosis care and prevention with a focus on pediatric TB and TB/HIV healthcare delivery.
She has worked in domestic and international TB care and prevention for over 25 years. As an international TB technical advisor, she has worked in over a dozen countries to provide technical assistance to Ministries of Health and numerous nongovernmental partners. She has published extensively on her TB and HIV research and on global health equity and education. At Dartmouth, she also teaches global health and mentors undergraduates, medical, and public health students. She is engaged in research on TB and HIV care and is leading a major training initiative through the DarDar Programs, a collaboration between Dartmouth and Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Since 2012 she has led Dartmouth’s faculty participation in the Rwandan Human Resources for Health Program, a major medical education initiative. Her recent focus has been on developing equitable partnerships and her popular 2019 TEDx talk is entitled Global Health Partnerships: Check Your Privilege at the Border.
Higher COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Are Associated with Lower COVID-19 Mortality: A Global Analysis.
Testing for Drug-Related Infectious Diseases and Determinants among People Who Use Drugs in a Low-Resource Setting: A Respondent-Driven Cross-Sectional Survey.
Impact of SMS Text Messaging Reminders on Helmet Use Among Motorcycle Drivers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Randomized Controlled Trial.
Accelerating Indigenous health and wellbeing: the Lancet Commission on Arctic and Northern Health.
Last mile research: a conceptual map.
Telehealth's New Horizon: Providing Smart Hospital-Level Care in the Home.
Predictors of suboptimal adherence to isoniazid preventive therapy among adolescents and children living with HIV.
The adverse health effects of punitive immigrant policies in the United States: A systematic review.
Correction to: Successful implementation of isoniazid preventive therapy at a pediatric HIV clinic in Tanzania.
Successful implementation of isoniazid preventive therapy at a pediatric HIV clinic in Tanzania.